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.
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.
Breakfast is arguably the most important meal of the day. It fuels your body with the energy and the nutrients it needs for the day ahead. Considering that there is a slightly longer gap between dinner (or your pre-bed snack) and breakfast, it’s not a surprise that you wake up hungry. Here’s a list of six breakfast ideas for six pack abs.
Johnny Starr is not only one of Skinny Muscles’ favourite fitness models but his first interview was an instant success with you too. He is a true inspiration to us all and he is always there to answer our questions and keep us motivated. When I was preparing my series of articles on six pack abs, I had to ask Johnny to share his tips about his chiselled 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.
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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