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Whether you\'re a diehard cruncher or stalwart planker, your ab workout could probably use a tune-up. Try these 8 underappreciated techniques to feel?and see?the difference immediately!
Building a ripped six-pack is no easy feat. Luckily, pro fitness models Kizzito Ejam and Abel Albonetti know exactly what it takes. Get their tips and try their workouts!
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If you want awesome-looking abs this summer, you'll have to make training them a priority! Implement these 6 effective workouts into your split to carve a hi-def core.
You won't develop a head-turning midsection until you understand the 5 critical steps to maximizing your ab workouts!
Stop doing sit-ups! Instead, learn how to train your abs so they look good and function properly. This is your plan for a strong six-pack.
What's it take to build a pro-level midsection? Cellucor's Craig Capurso enumerates the 18 most-important rules when it comes to bringing out your abs.
With summer just around the corner, cut abs are likely on your must-have list. Start training for that washboard with these tips from The Fitness Jewell.
Crunch these 6 workouts for a sexy six-pack no matter your fitness goals or experience level!
Raise your hand if you want better abs! These 8 moves combined into 5 routines add up to you building one awesome core.
Some will tell you that coveting a six-pack is vain, and you'll have to needlessly suffer to get it. Danny Kavadlo disagrees. Here's his plan to help you achieve the abdominal dream!
Think beyond the six-pack and build a strong core for better performance! Here are 6 unique core-training exercises that will help you take your lifts to the next level.
This 5-minute, 4-exercise Z-Blast will make your midsection strong and ripped. We're going to do it together rep by rep. Your goal is to keep up with me!
Travel can throw off even the most well-planned six-pack goals. Not anymore! Use Zuzka Light's hotel workout and these travel tips to stay on track wherever you are!
You don\'t need to spend a dime to tighten and tone those abdominals, though. You only need to understand a few things about the human body!
Mark your calendar. A ripped, beach-ready body is only one month away when you follow this training and diet program.
Zuzka Light has some of the best abs on the internet. Build your own killer six with this intense, fat-burning workout and her excellent nutrition advice!
The spring rapidly approaches with no one to stop it. The routine is composed of 7 abdominal exercises carefully chosen to hit both the upper and lower abs. You will note that no direct oblique work is present.
There’s no secret to developing your six pack. Check out these 6 nutrition and training tips to find out how you can succeed at your quest for six pack abs!
Both guys and gals strive to have a strong toned midsection but very few of them achieve it. Try these 5 core workout programs to get a tight, strong core.
Summer might be slipping away, but that doesn't mean we don't have a reason to appreciate excellent abs. Here are 20 motivational photos!
Ashley Hoffmann is the proud owner of great-looking six-pack. Here are six of her training and nutrition tips to help you carve your own awesome abdominals!
What is the best workout to strengthen core stability? Our forum members have detailed why they think core training is important, who can benefit, exercises, sample training programs, and more. Try them out now!
Imagine enduring the grueling pain of a high-volume, heavy-leg workout?then repeating it three times every week. That's how Arnold brought up his legs, which were once considered his biggest weakness. Part 3 of a 4-part series.
Your money maker is the v-shaped cut in the lower abdominal region that goes from both sides of the oblique and funnels at angles that sort of point into the groin. Do you have a money maker?
What is the best complete abdominal workout? Everyone wants a rock hard six-pack, however, the abdominals can be a very tricky set of muscles to train. Here are some great explanations and workouts for an amazing six-pack!
Think you've outgrown your old friend the sit-up? Not a chance! Try these advanced variations from Danny Kavadlo and come back when you look like Rocky!
Uncovering your six-pack takes time and effort. It also takes a little know-how. Here are six things you need to do in order to earn your sculpted summer body!
Have you been spending hours in the gym working on your abs without seeing results? You may be making one of these errors! Here are 6 reasons your abs aren't showing.
Shredded abs are the pinnacle of an elite physique. These 20 fit BodySpace members prove that with hard work in the gym and dedication to a clean diet, you can build your own six-pack. Get inspired right now!
Serious lifters take major action to strengthen the posterior chain. Why should the core receive anything less? Use these innovative exercises to blast your core into oblivion!
You think you need a strict dietary system to see your six-pack, but it just ain't so. All you need is common sense, control, and a solid overall approach to nutrition!
Don't wake up one morning with an old man's chest and abs. Defy Father Time and build timeless size and strength with help from 'the Dragon Slayer!'
Your diet might be perfect, but you need some muscle on your abs in order to see a six-pack. Here's how to build better abs!
The weather outside may be frightful, but soon it will be delightful! Kick-start your summer six-pack with this awesome abs plan.
The Bodybuilding.com Exercise Database is home to hundreds of great movements. Check out the 10 highest-rated abdominals exercises, as chosen by our users!
That six-pack hiding under your belly fat doesn't have to stay there! Learn how to make those ripped abdominal dreams a reality.
At age 44, actor Morris Chestnut dropped 33 pounds to make his abs visible. You can too with his balanced midsection workout.
Don't just work for abs that look strong. Set your sights on a bodyweight strength goal like a front lever or dragon flags, and build abs as strong as they look!
Kris Gethin put Team Grenade through a punishing series of DTP workouts. This killer core workout is Grenade's way of saying thanks.
Abs are enshrouded by excess fat, in part because ab training is enshrouded in mystery. Cut through the ignorance and the belly flab with Lee's help!
The rise of the core has led to a profusion of misinformation and confusion. Eliminate the training flubs that keep your abs in the shadows!
Bikini abs come from a clean diet and dedication in the gym! Try Amanda's favorite abs exercise today.
Your abs aren't one muscle. They're a complex network of powerful muscle groups that help you perform your best. Get to know the members of the team, and work them with the exercises that they like best!
Sit-ups suck! Use these 10 abdominal truths to effectively burn fat, target your abs, and build a strong six-pack.
Defined abs draw in the eye like no other muscle group. To get them on your photo feed this summer, you have two choices: Take Photoshop classes, or get serious about your training and diet. You know the right answer.
It's a momentous occasion when your abdominal muscles finally spring into view! It means ''before'' is long gone and ''after'' is in sight! Learn how stay six-packed year-round.
Crunches and sit-ups can grow boring fast, and they're not as effective as you might think. These five effective 'indirect' ab exercises might serve you better.
What's that sound? It's you, moaning and holding your aching abdominals after a tough training session. But don't look around for the yoga mat or infomercial device. We're working the abs they way they should be worked—by battling gravity!
Hammer your legs and chisel your abs with this Foundation Phase superset workout. You want to get swole? You've gotta work for it.
Why suffer through another boring, painful ab routine? Work your core by making it stabilize unbalanced loads. That's what it's there to do!
We hold these truths to be self-evident that all people may enjoy better abs. Declare independence from your soft stomach this summer. Abide by these nine abdominal axioms!
Think those crunches are helping you earn that 6-pack? Not as much as you think. These five ab movements are more effective.
It may not look like much, but the plank can’t be beat for building strong abs from the inside out. Discover why a minute spent planking is never wasted!
You don't have to be a kinesiology expert to understand the importance of anatomy. Learn which abdominal muscles do what and which exercises train them most effectively.
Sculpting a six-pack doesn’t always mean hard work and buckets of sweat. Carve your abs the easy way with these 18 awesome tips!
Abs are just like any other muscle group. For them to be visible through a layer of body fat, they need to be big. Here are the three movements that will help you construct a 6-pack!
Many people would like to see ripped abs in the mirror, but not everybody knows how to get them. Learn what changes to make in your diet so you can finally achieve that 6-pack!
Your core is a critical player in nearly every exercise. Build the six-pack strength you need with this fast-paced, super-intense, ab-carving workout!
Burn fat at a breakneck pace and carve your very own six-pack with this high-intensity, ten-minute abs workout!
Don’t have time to spare? Etch to key body parts strategically with this attack plan!
Stuck in sit-up stagnation? There's a reason you're not seeing the carved abs you crave. Get your abdominal answers here!
I've written more than 100 fitness articles that have been published all over the world. My goal is to help you get in the best shape possible!
The world of ab training is full of gimmicks and quick-fixes. Learn the truth about getting that coveted 6-pack, even if it's not what you want to hear!
Sure a 6-pack is good, but barely-there abs don't have the 'wow' factor you want. Carve a thick 6-pack with this intense workout!
Matthew McConaughey got absolutely shredded for his role in Magic Mike. His trainer and nutritionist show you how to carve a celebrity six-pack!
Pro powerlifter Mark Bell answers your questions about lifting very, very heavy objects off the floor and rack.
Stop short-changing your midsection! Construct a powerful core with these secret-but-superior movements.
When the warm weather hits, your summer 6-pack will want to come out of hibernation. Get rid of the extra fat layer and make room for hard muscle!
A strong core is fundamental for a great body, but abs refuse to show until your diet is right. These recipes will help you cook up a washboard tummy!
Many of the world's best bodies can be found on BodySpace, the home base for some spectacular amateurs. Check out these abs!
Before you can train your abs, you need to know how they work.
The weather is warming up. That means your abs don’t need that layer of fat insulation. Get rid of it, quick!
People discern fit-status based on whether you flex a ripped core or bounce a fat gut. Build abdominal muscles, then tone them and show off your definition!
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Incorporate these exercises, and your stomach will soon be the premium package.
Want the midsection of a fitness model? Get in the gym with Greg Plitt to build your own pack of Apollo-worthy abs.
I've graced more than 20 magazine covers over the past three years. My nickname says it all: 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Ava Cowan uses BodySpace to connect with her fans and talk about the industry. She also uses it to keep track of her own progress as she focuses her aims at Olympic heights.
With over 20 magazine covers and 9 expert columns, Obi's here to help. His nickname says it all: 'The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model.'
Four too-good-to-be-true contraptions you don't need, and a workout and meal plan you shouldn't live without!
The key is to use those minutes wisely. Here's how!
The gut and tummy are not created equal. In fact, they're not even the same thing! Learn why a happy gut is essential to your health and fat loss goals.
I train professional athletes, I train A-list celebrities, and now I train you!
Abs. If you build them, they won't come—not if they're covered in flab. Here's how to build and burn at the same time.
This super-circuit has 4 amazing exercises and is brought to you by Mario Lopez, one of TV’s hottest hosts!
Who needs a 6-pack when you can have 8 of 'em? This ab super-circuit is just the ticket.
Just in, a deadly workout is on the loose and hunting for midsections! Your abs may never be the same again.
When you think of bodybuilding and fitness in general what is the first thing to come to mind? For most people it is having the abs. The six pack is what all the guys visualize when it comes to losing fat or even building muscle.
We're going to wrap up week 7 with a legs and abs workout. Let's get to it!
Today is the final day of week 5 of your Lean Body Challenge. I hope you're doing well today and feel good about all that you've accomplished.
Kris Gethin is your personal daily trainer. Follow him as he takes you and himself through a 12-week transformation. Kris warns against mixxing in other training protocols before heading to the gym for back, biceps, and abs.
Want sexy, well toned abs? Try the cross body crunch with the following methods & workouts - your abs will get firm... and noticed!
The big secret to Ava's lean and defined core is finally revealed - the longer the diet, the better the abs. Other tools in her belt for midsection chiseling include varied angles and heavy resistance moves in the gym, proper breathing, and Layne's carb cycling program. Ava's top tips for effective cardio are continual progression similar to weights, changing machines, targeted durations, and intense interval training on the bike for the strong willed.
Fat loss is primarily a struggle with keeping your diet clean and nutritious at the same time. To get your 6-pack abs to really pop, you are going to need a diet that gets results! Read more about the perfect diet strategy for your ripped abs below!
Fitness model and actor Whitney Reid has taken his abdominals to the big screen. See what he has to say about keeping himself in movie shape.
Adding muscle to your core and getting a ripped midsection might not be as hard as you think. Use two basic moves in the gym - the hanging leg raise plus the jack knife combined with a good diet and you'll see progress quickly. Ric still has abs!
Have T.V. infomercials ever convinced you that you can get great abs with almost no effort? Well, it's a lie. But the hardwork and healthy diet do pay off! Find out the best way to turn yourself into the Ab-Dominator in only 30 minutes a day!
In a grim and distant future, survivors of the apocalypse have no choice but to tirelessly superset hanging leg raises and oblique cable crunches to preserve precious abdominal muscle. Kane gets some friendly G-rated female assistance for his pullups.
Whether you’re already lean or need to become leaner, there is always something that you can do to change the appearance of your midsection and make even the smallest of transformations to your tummy.
If you want to get a six pack, you need to do much more than just crunches and sit-ups. Here are 5 big fat lies about abs and fat loss that may be holding you back from getting the 6 pack abs you deserve and 14 ways to beat the belly bulge!
Many people don't feel like they're getting the results they want form their ab exercise routines. If you fall into that category read on to see what you can do get more from your ab workout!
Whether you're at the beach, on stage, or just hanging out in a swimsuit...your rock-hard, 6-pack abs will steal the show. Find out the 6 exercises that you need to achieve your 6-pack!
Summer is finally here! Take a good look at your lean-down diet and find out where you are getting off-course. To face off in the summer 6-pack abs showdown, you're going to need these 5 diet secrets. Check it out!
You want the tummy of a fitness model or bodybuilder? Here are 5 things you need to do right now to start your fitness journey to a flat stomach and 6 pack abs! Make your dream a reality with knowledge and dedication!
When you think of Bollywood movies, do you think of music? Masala Bhangra (Indian Folk dancing)? Or do you think of a chiseled stomach and tighter hips and waist? Yes... all of the above. Have fun and lose fat now!
Low calorie diets will let you see some of the muscle, but it won't be enough. Here’s how carb cycling could get you six-pack abs. Find out how.
Summertime is here. With this 10 minute routine you can build and maintain a great looking set of abs.
You've been in the gym for months but you still can't get ripped abs? Find out what may be holding you back and how to fight it!
If you're looking to take your fat loss to the next level, calculate out your diet. Take a planned approach with the following diet tips for lower body fat and a perfect six-pack Learn more.
Kane's in the gym today doing some painfully slow, deliberate ab raises. We're not quite sure what he's doing in the next scene but due to some sun glare it's another fail for him.
IFBB Pro Bodybuilder and Team BSN athlete Brandon Curry offers some unique advice about ab training: focus on stabilizing the core muscles during other exercises and you can get away with doing less crunches.
Bodybuilder Nick Scott is back again this week with a tip on how wheelchair athletes can get in an effective ab workout.
While there is no clear right or wrong way to get six-pack abs, there are ways of doing it that prove to be much more productive. Here are the truths and myths about six-pack abs to make yourself aware of. Learn more.
50 percent of middle-aged Americans have a condition called 'fatty liver'. The most common causes are poor diet... This article will show the relation of these nutrients and different ways to detoxify your liver. Learn more.
Summer is a time to get ripped and show off your hard work. A soft midsection won't cut it; we're looking to get a ripped six pack. In my article I will discuss 6 proven supplements, and how they can help you... Learn more.
Learn how Fern went from a 'skinny fat' mom of 4 to fitness freak and figure competitor. Episode #10: Home Triceps and Abs Workout - check out these simple exercises that you can do at home - you don't need to go to a gym!
Everyone wants to know how to get abs that look like a washboard. The whole world seems obsessed with getting a smaller waistline... Get more right here.
Discover the truth about what it takes to reveal ultra-carved, shredded abs in this exclusive training, nutrition and advanced supplementation superfeature. Learn more.
In this third episode, yummilicious JNL shows you her favorite all-time ab workout for six-pack abs, and discusses post-pregnancy recovery tips to bounce back after delivery and gain your 'fit yummy mom' figure!
One of the most sought-after body parts by trainers everywhere is abdominals. It seems everybody wants them, but few have them. Go from gut to cut with the following ab exercises and workout!
If you want great abs fast, you need to focus more at reducing your body fat level than building up your abdominal muscles. Build an amazing six pack, strengthen the back, and more with these 10 tips!
Everyone these days wants to know the secret to acquiring that ever so coveted six-pack. Here are 6 tips that will actually get you gut busting abs. Read on for more!
A 6-pack is the hallmark of having a ripped body. No fitness or figure competitor would be caught without one. Try these 10 strategies and soon you'll want bathing suit season to be a year-round event.
In his second video episode, Kane Sumabat from Controlled Labs gets a stomach workout, both from the food he eats and from his unique abs workout! Check it out here!
NPC teen bodybuilder Shane Giese shows you how to lift properly and safely in the gym. Watch him train and learn a few lifting tips! In this episode, Shane also talks about his off-season meals and pre-workout nutrition.
You strive to create a symmetrical, proportional physique. This book will lay out step-by-step training routines specifically created to bring up lagging muscles' development. These chapters focus on abs and cardio!
Nothing completes a stellar frame like a set of rock-hard abs. With the 4 exercises located below you can now realize your quest to building granite-hard abs. Try them now!
Is your New Year's resolution aimed towards gaining overall mass? Then learn and use the most effective training tips & techniques. Utilize these along with abs anatomy descriptions, exercises, and a fully loaded workout plan!
I'm here to blow the roof off the infomercials and fitness industry's tired old line! Most gyms and industry insiders actually HATE me, because I expose the lies and just give you the Bare Minimum Truth!
How To Get A Six Pack: Before you can start learning how to get six-pack abs and what it really takes to build a great ab section, you must first expose the lies... Learn from the following practical tips and sample ab program.
Learn how gym geek MsFitness went from a 'skinny fat' mom of 4 to fitness freak & figure competitor. Follow her around the gym, talk about dieting, getting your body back after having children, and more. Episode #1: Hardcore Abs Workout!
In this episode you will see how Toney The X-Man Freeman gets ready for the 2007 Mr. Olympia contest by fine tuning his abs and calves. Learn the importance of mindset and concentration while training...
Bodybuilding.com caught up with Martin who now works as a personal trainer at Gold's gym in Venice, California. He outlines his recommendations for you, in your quest to get an incredible six pack similar to those residing on a champion bodybuilder.
Welcome to the abs super feature. Here you will have easy access to the best methods for building an awesome six pack.
Impressive Abdominal muscles are often defined as the very foundation of the perfect balanced physique! Check out these exercises from beginner to advanced and listen in for nutrition facts! Learn more here...
Doing hundreds of crunches won't give you the abs you want, but a well-thought-out workout program performed over a sustained period will. Get a quick feel of what you will see if you get the magazine.
Great abdominal develop is important for several reasons. If you would like perfect abs this summer, read on.
I hate to break it to you but 88% of physique is diet. Training without attention to what food you eat will make it difficult to reveal your abs. Get some great details regarding nutrition, supplements and training right here!
The winter months are almost upon us and it is time to shed the winter coat and show off that summer six pack like a diva parading her new poodle. Try these 6 steps for great summer abs.
What is the most complete ab workout? Our forum members share with us what they believe to be the best workouts and exercises to build great abs. Read on as they list routines that are sure to develop a rock hard six-pack!
Welcome to Muscleology<SUP><FONT SIZE=-1>TM</FONT></SUP> and the latest legs & abs workout with Shelly Alcantaro. Join her as she goes through her routine - Get details about position, form, muscle anatomy and more right here.
This week, Tom Perkins and Dave DePew get the inside scoop on the business end of the Fitness industry from Lean Larry Thonn! Learn more about his success with the Lean Abs Machine and its many uses!
We all strive for those etched in stone abs with deep cuts that you could wash clothes on. Get great ab building information right here and some input from the forum members as well. Build the best abs now!
Well-defined abdominal muscles, whether achieved through pure dedication, superior genetics, or both, are as coveted as they are elusive. The following are approaches that I've tried through trial and error to reveal the elusive six-pack. Try them out!
What I Want Fitnesscast offers free and pay versions of personal training routines via vidcast (video podcast). Download these routines to your Video iPod and take Personal Trainer Mike Causadias to the gym with you! THIS FEATURE: Swiss Ball Routine for Abdominals.
Podcast Interview: In this episode, Dan Gastelu interviews guest Bill Grant. Bill talks abs, fat burning, and pro training secrets!
I'm not sure what your idea of a perfect body is, because everyone has different goals and different standards of physical attractiveness. But there's one thing that everyone wants - Abdominals! I've never met a single person, male or female, who...
Want that ripped midsection or a six pack for 2006? Strengthen your core, and shred those abdominals fast with the right nutrition, science, and this unique 3 day Abdominal Split Routine. Try it out!
You may have nice arms, but can you show off you abs? They are very important to any great physique. Here are some exercises (with a good diet) that can help you develop a six-pack!
Learning to vacuum your stomach is necessary to offer greater symmetry and control lower back pain. This article is short but to the point. Learn more...
Do you want to reveal a killer 6-pack without melting away your muscle mass? Here are a few ideas to help take your condition to the next level!
What I have outlined below is a very intense abdominal workout. You are encouraged to follow this but remember without a strict diet the training will not mean much. Learn more...!
According to Anthony, the idea is to train the abs to make them feel like they have done 50-plus. Here Anthony shares with us some of his secrets to developing the ultimate abs. Learn more...
To stay away from injuries that may occur just from day to day activities it is important to keep the core strong and flexible. See some sample exercises and learn why it so important for the desk job workforce to stay fit.
Learn the secrets pro bodybuilders use to build great abs in the latest addition to the old-school bodybuilding series with Bill Grant. Over 45 minutes of hardcore ab training with pro bodybuilder Bill Grant.
Abs... everyone wants them, not many have them. Here I am going to introduce you to the full ab workout routine. With a balanced diet and this routine there is no reason you cannot get the abs you want.
The main purpose of the crunch is to strengthen the abdominal muscles by challenging the abdominal group. Here I will discuss what the abdominal group is, the common pitfalls, and some strength training exercises for that area of the body.
Ab training has been done to death but it's time to take another look. This article will name some of the truths and myths of ab training. Get the facts here.
What Is The Best Ab Training Routine? Find out what other people from the message boards think...
Since the Bodybuilding.com staff and I get so many questions on how to get abdominals, we decided to put together an Abdominals Q&A section. Read below to learn more about some basic tips that will help you get better abs.
We will start by presenting a beginner abdominals routine. At this level, only one routine is presented that can be applied to both bodybuilders and figure competitors alike.
In this series of articles, best selling fitness author and National NPC bodybuilding competitor Hugo Rivera and fitness expert, IFBB Figure Professional, Marcy Porter join forces to finally provide an answers to get great abs...
A great set of abs is a fuction of two factors - abdominal muscles and low bodyfat. Try these exercises to get great abs...
Alwyn Wong, a chiropractor specializing in weight training injury, shares his secrets on developing a well balanced core. While developing these muscles may not make you look better on the beach, working on the core will help you stay out of his office.
While it may seem like an impossible goal, with a little hard work and dedication, you too can have that washboard look...
Say good-bye to ab rollers. Get a cut-up midsection with one quick twist. Learn how!
Two of the most often neglected body parts in a woman's training program are the abs and calves. Read on to find out how to train these neglected parts!
Core training, especially for athletes, should be specific to the required sports skills; thus, particular muscle groups in the core may be more or less important for a given individual.
Abdominals are the visual centerpiece of the body. They tell everyone immediately what condition you are in. Find out what exercises work for building mass to your abs and more...
I think I speak for most women when I say that there is nothing like topping off great glutes and lean legs with a set of awesome abs. Just follow the next six steps, and you will uncover a six pack by summer after all!
I am providing you with various programs for training your abdominals. You can choose the most suitable one according to your free time, your level of expertise, as well as your goal. Make sure that you adjust accordingly as you progress.
While trying to achieve that clearly defined six pack during the course of a lean-down program, it is usually the goal to preserve as much muscle mass as possible, while simultaneously reducing the level of bodyfat and water retention. What do you need to
The majority of your abdominal training should occur within other exercises. You can also take common exercises and put unusual spins on them to really stimulate trunk training. Learn how and what exercises work...
Frequently I get asked the question "How can I get a nice set of abs?" I also get "I do a thousand sit-ups a day but I still cannot see my abs. What's wrong with me?" Find out how to get nice abs!
For the sake of this article, I’m going to assume that your nutrition is on target, that you’re training aerobically to stay lean, and that you really want to enhance your training so you can develop world-class abs.
Everyone wants a six-pack of abs right? Learn some myths about ab training and what exercises you need to know to start producing results!
This exercise is a hard one if you don't train it correctly, correct form goes without saying. I originally wrote this article because I was sick and tired of 'Gym Rats' doing thousand upon thousands of crunches, the infomercials of some weird machine that works your upper and lower ABS...
A strong, well-defined midsection; that's what every man, woman and, uh, child walking the face of the earth seems to want. Learn how to get a great set of abs with these fiery workout. Bonus: Ab Training Tips & Sample Program from Coach Hale and Layne Norton.
Abdominal training is very misunderstood. Many people place a lot of emphasis on abs without understanding how the abs function or why they are even training in a certain way. Let's explore the correct way to train abs for the results that you want!
It seems as if the abdominals are the favorite target for exercise in the general fitness and aerobics world... the more, the better! A few minutes of abdominal exercise may strengthen your abs, but this will not automatically cure your sloppy posture and banish back pain. Learn the facts!
In weight training, there is a variety of exercises that one can choose from to sculpt the body of your dreams. Find out which exercises work best for fast results!
Abs are sexy. I know it and you know it. While other magazines and e-zines will try to pump you up with some bullshit story about how you can use the latest fitness program or supplement that will melt away fat while you sit on your ass and do nothing, this one is going to tell you the truth.
You rarely find anyone gracing the pages of any magazine without a solid six pack. Find out how to get model like abs!
It's getting colder outside and people tend to be less active. The six-pack from the hot summer will be covered by ugly fat. This scenario is known and feared by all fit people. BUT the fact is - it doesn’t have to happen!
There are no secret exercises, no magic formulas, no short cuts to a perfect abdomen. The following tips, however, will definitely be of help. Try them!
Whether you are a bodybuilder or football player, a thought out, well-planned routine is the best way to approach ab training. Find out how to get perfect abs!
A rock-hard midsection is hard to get, but once you're there you'll think it was worth the effort to get there. Learn how to finally get the ripped midsection you have always wanted!
In this 3-part series, we will look into the structure and function of the abdominal wall, the consequences of faulty training, and how to properly train for maximum function and strength. So without further delay, let’s get to it!
I can teach you a simple technique to reduce your midsection in as little as 3 weeks. By incorporating this technique, with your regular abdominal training, it will give you a carved midsection!
As I condition my body daily in the gym, I find myself speaking probably when I shouldn't. I find it frustrating that people do so many crunches and abdomen exercises inappropriately. Learn how to practice proper form with my sit-up ab circuit!
Research shows that spot reduction is impossible. Learn what exercises are best for building strong abs, the anatomy or the abs, myths of female ab training and much more...
Are you trying to loose that extra layer of fat to get those rock solid abs? Find out what you need to do to get supermodel abs!
Abdominal myths have survived for decades and can be found lurking in every gym. The primary focus of this article will concentrate on how to strengthen abdominal musculature through various muscle actions and patterns.
Nick Nilsson's quick tips will help you get the results you are looking for from your training no matter what your goal.
Do you want a flat stomach? I don't know a person who doesn't! In order to be successful at thinning your waistline you must have a basic under standing of how the ab muscles function and how your body burns fat. Learn how here!
Abs. Everybody wants them, but few have the balls to get them. What's this bullshit I see in every friggin' magazine? I see a pretty boy or a hot looking chick in the latest fashions on a Swiss ball doing the latest style of crunches. Learn why training more isn't always the answer, nutrition is!
I just wanted to set the record straight about some things like making a profit in the industry. I also wanted to share some of my opinions and stories about the fitness profession. Learn why people are making money off of BS equipment!
It is that time of year again. Ab Season has arrived. As warm weather approaches people from around the world rush to gyms in quest of the ultimate six pack. Check out these two sample workouts to help you get the chizzled abs you have always wanted!
Nick Nilsson's quick tips will help you get the results you are looking for from your training no matter what your goal.
I'll be honest... the average person doesn't possess the patience required to maintain a great set of abs. They lack the discipline and determination needed to achieve their goal. Many people go on quick fix fad diets in an effort to reduce their midsection. Find out what you need to know to get great abs!
Nick Nilsson's quick tips will help you get the results you are looking for from your training no matter what your goal.
By including these exercises you'll get your best abs and go beyond the 6-Pack. I'll also guarantee you that they work a lot better than lifting 350-lb. Atlas Stones.
Probably the number one question I get from my clients, gym members, and e-mail’s is What do you do for your abs? Learn how to get the ripped abs you have always wanted!
Training of the abdominal muscles has recently been the subject of more misinformation and mythology than any other part of the human anatomy. Learn what really works!
It's that time of year again. The lovehandles are back, and you want your six pack back. It's about time, so let's get down to business.
Bodybuilding is a sport that requires maximal dedication and single-minded determination to achieve the ultimate goal: winning a contest. For the scope of this article we will just discuss the training and presentation of the abdominal muscles...
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Look through any health and fitness magazine and what will you find? An article on how to create a flat toned midsection. The problem is how many of you obtained that elusive hard midsection?
Whether you are after the elusive 6-pack, or just looking to lose a bit of extra luggage you're carrying around the mid-section,there are 3 "key" areas you need to focus on to achieve maximum abdominal development.
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Traditional sit-ups emphasize sitting up rather than merely pulling your sternum down to meet your pelvis.
Proper ab training becomes much easier and more effective when we keep in mind the main function of the abs.
To learn how to train abs properly and thus attain maximal results, it helps to clearly articulate three fundamental principles.
The importance of strengthening the abdominal (or "abs") cannot be overemphasized.
Let me start off by saying that I did not buy into this "fab", my Mom did. After seeing tons of advertisements, commercials, and seeing them in stores, some people get the idea that they work just as good as they say.
When I am asked for training advice, I usually ask, what are your goals? And nine times out of ten, abs are at the top of the list. And why not? There is nothing that completes a physique like a chiseled set of abs.
How many times have you ordered a 6 pack, whether it be a 6 pack of nuggets, 6 pack of beer or a 6 pack of toilet paper.
The abdominals are the key for success for Jamo too, because come contest time the judge's eyes usually move right towards the middle of a bodybuilder's physique.
In order to get that ripped and rock hard mid section, your training consists of hundreds and hundreds of painful and uncomfortable reps, or does it really have to?
Abs are a prized commodity by women and with great ones you'll attract the opposite sex that much more often and you will feel much more successful which affects all other areas of life.
There are many different exercises that target this area. The abdominal region is composed of the upper and lower abs, as well as the obliques. You should train each of these areas with different exercises.
I happen to have genetics (thank god) for abs so they usually do not need a lot of work. If you are some body that does have trouble with them then you might have to hit them more.
It has been said that you have to be at 13% body fat to have a six pack, but the way I see it, why would you try to just get by at 13% when you could just diet right and look even better (and make getting the six pack easier) if you brought yourself down to, say, 9% body fat.
I'm sure you all know you can not get abs if you do not have your body fat at around 10%. This is where most people go wrong. They have a diet that consists of chocolate bars and crisps and they expect their abs to pop out by doing hundreds of crunches and leg raises DONT DO THIS.
If these are done the majority of the time they are done the person doing them is training there lower back for injury.
With the arrival of spring, many bodybuilders are heading to the beaches, pools and wherever they can take their shirt off for the girls. Spring and summer represent themselves as the cutting periods in a bodybuilders life where they shed the extra pounds and body fat .
To lose the maximum amount of fat in the shortest possible time whilst losing the minimum amount of muscle, you should aim to complete 20 minutes of medium paced exercise every morning before breakfast.
What's one of the main things people notice when your shirt is off? What do the girls go nuts over? Abs.
The abs are split into upper and lower abs and the upper and lower obliques. You're workout should include exercises to hit each of these areas.
Crunches - This is the bread and butter movement. This is a simple movement and works really well. I like to perform these with added weight. I usually will do 2-3 sets of 30-50 reps.
Have you ever wanted abs that turn heads everywhere? Well, want no longer b/c they can be yours with some intense training, proper nutrition, and some cardio.
There is always that same group of men and women who do endless ab exercises rep after rep in hopes of getting that sought after etched six pack.
So you've managed to build a respectable X-frame. Now what? Well, why do you have an X-frame? To focus visual attention. And since attention is eventually always drawn to the center, that means you are putting your midsection on display.
The key to develop good Abs first starts with a good diet, adequate cardio and an Ab routine. A lot of people get Abs confused.
Find out what exercises work best for your Abs! The smarter you are, the bigger you'll get!
Learn about the different muscles of the body and what exercises work them. Find out how to do them with our full guides!
The majority of beginners and teenagers most commonly asked question is "how do I get abs?" Everybody always wants to know how to get "abs." After all, abs are the finishing touch to a perfect portrait.
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