The abdominal muscles are one of the first things that the judges notice on a contestant during swimwear. According to Fitness Magazine, strengthening your abs will also improve your balance, which will help you to walk and pose with confidence on stage.
I couldn't put this book down. Jeannette Walls is an awesome writer and keeps you engrossed in this book! Her next book "Half Broke Horses" (which precedes this story) is also a great read. The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls