Get Ripped Abs Right Here
Everyone who is in to health and fitness would love to get ripped abs. Some have them others don't. There are certain principles that you will have to apply consistantly to achieve this goal.
We all have abs. However, most people have a layer of fat that covers them. We don't mind having abs but we want them to show. The issue is in being able to remove the fat to make them visible.
Your stomach areas is one of the most difficult areas to lose fat because you have fat cells there that stores fat very easily. Apply and understand these principles to get a washboard stomach.
All Abs Are Not Created Equal
Ever seen a fitness magazine with pictures of different people with washboard abs. They may have applied the same principles to to get ripped abs. However, even though each model has washboard abs they do not look the same. Some people, instead of having 6 pack abs look as though they have 5 1/2 or 7 pack abs. One ab may look different from the other.
You will not see someone with perfect symmetrically shapped six pack abs.
Some People Have A Head Start
Some people do not have to do as much work to get ripped abs. There are some people who are genetically blessed to have low body fat which allows their abs to show. The majority of people have to work hard to get washboard abs.
You can't control what you can't control. Just do the work to get your body fat levels low enough to show those abs.
Eat the Right Foods
You have to know when to eat the right amount of carbs, protein and fat. You need each of these to nutrients to get ripped abs. For example, in the morning and before you workout should be time when you eat most of your carbs. This will provide you with the energy that you need to function.
After you workout is when you should consume most of your protein to help build muscle which in turn burns fat. Overall each meal should consist of a carb, a protein and a fat.
To get ripped abs you need to exercise your abdominal muscles so that they are strengthened and developed just like any other muscle group.
Any type of exercise where you have to stabilize yourself will work your core or ab area. Exercises that require an exercise ball will cause you to use your abs to stabilize yourself.
- Ball crunches
- Side crunches
- Ball kick outs
- Lying leg raises
To increase the size of your abs you can use weights. Treat your abs like any other muscle group.
- Weighted crunches
- Cable crunches
- Hanging leg raises with ankle weights
- Weighted ab twist
Isometric Contraction Exercises
This simply means that you hold your abs in a contracted position for an extended period of time. Ever flexed your abs in a mirror? Well get your body familiar with doing these type of exercises.
- Plank holds and all its variations
There is no secret to get ripped abs. In order to get washboard abs you will be required to do some work. You will have to be equally vigilant in the kitchen. Applying these principles will help you get the 6 pack abs that will show.
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