Imagine a person with a thin frame but layers of fat around his waist. A lot of people get into this ugly shape because of their work routines and sedentary lifestyles which require them to sit for long hours. Such a lifestyle does nt burn up the required calories, the metabolism rate gets low and the fat in the body starts to grow especially in the abdominal area. Most of the middle aged men suffer from a fat belly. Getting abdominal exercise equipment is a good idea for your fitness goals.
Other common abdominal fitness equipment would be roman chair. This has parallel arms with a padded straight and high back. It does require a little bit of strength in fore arms to use roman chair. And people who do not have enough strength in their arms or are overweight may not be able to use it the way its supposed to.