What is it that all the top models and stars most have in common? The answer is six pack abs. A defined waist is considered the holy grail of physics. If a person has abs, than that person is seen as extraordinary.
I think it has something to do with the fact that the abdominal area is the last place to lose body fat. It only happens when a person is completely in shape.
What’s crazy is when you go to most gyms I would say that less than 5% of the students have a six pack. The challenge lies in the fact that people are misunderstanding what it takes to get this amazing muscle.
Working the core muscles
Today if you go the gym, you will see a heavy focus on “basic exercises.” Stabilize people’s personal trainer to all sorts of crazy exercises, exercise balls, which forces the body for allegedly using “core muscles.” By focusing on the core muscles and tones the abdomen to get a six pack abs. I see personal trainers spend about half the time telling they’re clients to do all cardio. Whilst these do not actually burn the most fat.
So do tons of crunches is to give you a washboard stomach?
Another school of thought is to work your abs hard every day. There are tons of exercises that focus on abdominal muscles. Many people use various floor exercises such as crunches or squats. People and the machines in their quest for six pack abs. Some people say you should work your abs every day or every other day. Some say too many reps and heavy or no weight to use than any other muscle. I see many people do this every week, and guess what … very few of them have abs!
Learn from someone who has six pack abs.
I have had well defined 6 pack abs years. But at first I followed the earlier recommendations and could not get that six pack look. I struggled with tons of ab exercises and workouts and continued to push them until they hurt for days. But nothing seemed to work. Thats when I started doing full body workouts and focus on burning the most calories per workout.
Now that I had not worked the abs, but focused on buring calories the belly fat was stripped off. And guess what was left, perfect 6 pack abs.
You see, everyone already has a six pack … it is only hidden under a layer of fat. I guarantee you, if your body fat percentage of 10% or less your six pack abs will be great. My recommendation is to refrain from working out the abs and spend time of buring as many calories per workout as possible.
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