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.
Over the past few weeks, Skinny Muscle has been all about six pack abs. You’ve read a selection of articles that explore different aspects of the relatively small but very important, in terms of aesthetics, muscle that is the rectus abdominis. It is only fair to publish an article with a six pack abs home workout.
Sculpting a washboard stomach is not as easy as downing protein shakes and crunching. Even though they both help, they are by far not the answer to chiselled abs. If you are serious about adding six pack abs to your body, you need to make sure you have what it takes to build them.
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.
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.
Eating the right food at the right time is (together with working out, resting and recovery) one of the most important parts of building muscles. Working out your muscles without eating right is like expecting your car to run on its brake fluid. It’s just not going to happen. Let me show you a way to your six pack abs in six meals.
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.
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.
Don’t you just hate it when you work your socks off at the gym and you still don’t have a six pack to show for? If you are a gym goer, you would know that...
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