Even though it’s normally associated with unhealthy living, body fat also has a role. It acts as shock absorber and energy storage site. Getting rid of it completely is just as dangerous as leaving it to take over your body. Find out how body fat affects your six pack abs.
Lunch is the second meal of the day for most people. If you are on a mission to get yourself into shape, lunch should be your third meal of the day – after breakfast and mid-morning snack. It should be light but with enough protein, carbs and micronutrients to keep you going. Here are six lunch ideas for six pack abs.
Dinner is often the meal when we feel like rewarding ourselves. It could be because of a long and tiring day or due to not having much to eat during the day. That’s tolerable every now and then but not when it grows into a habit. Here are six dinner ideas for six pack abs to help you stay in shape.
If you are in the process of changing your body or even thinking about it, the chances are that you are looking at ways to achieve that perfect set of abs (preferably a six pack). There is a lot of information and videos you can use to help you achieve your goal. But before you take it all on board, you should also be aware of the myths about your ix pack abs.
Crunches may be the most popular exercise to directly exercise your abs. Revealing a ripped washboard stomach involves much more than endless reps of crunches. You need to think of the bigger picture and exercise not just your abs but the other muscles in your midsection as well as your whole body. Here are some indirect exercises that help you reveal your six packs abs.
Having a defined six pack could be a challenge. That’s because how good your abs look depends not just on the exercises you do but on your body fat as well. To lower your body fat, you need to be on a good diet and do regular cardio sessions. To build your six pack abs, you need to exercise them and leave enough recovery time between sessions.
There is no point in working out and dieting to achieve a six pack and then just stop, convinced that you have done enough. If you are lucky, you may get away with it for a few weeks. In most cases, you won’t and will need to know how to maintain your six pack abs in order to keep them in shape and on show (if you so chose) for years to come.
Rory Emslie is a fitness model who swapped Edinburgh for sunny Las Vegas. His six pack abs are his pride and joy and he spends 30 minutes a day training them. In this exclusive interview for Skinny Muscles, Rory shares his tips and advice on diet, exercise and cardio. He also talks about the different parts of your abdomen and how to train them.
Six pack abs are on the top of everyone’s body transformation list. For whatever reason (and I am not going to elaborate on that) both men and women are obsessed with a well defined set of abs. Even though “perfect six pack abs” feature in almost every edition of the popular (and not so popular) fitness and lifestyle magazines, they can be difficult to achieve.
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