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How To Get Six Pack Abs

How many sit ups to get a six pack
JUL 22, 2011 6:07 PM

How Many Sit Ups To Get a Six Pack?

It may be a surprise to many but the answer to how many sit ups to get a six pack is actually zero. How can it be zero? If you thought the best way to build abs was to do 500 sit-ups a day don’t worry, you aren’t alone. I still hear of fellow personal trainers recommending crunches and sit ups to their clients so if they don’t know any better how would you?

The truth is sit ups and crunches are old hat when it comes to six pack workouts and the science of fitness has moved on a lot since the days when it was just taken as a given that they were the fastest way to achieving your goal.

We are all taught from an early age to ‘lift with your legs and keep your back straight’ and we all accept it as excellent advice because logic tells us we are going to hurt our back if we try and lift a heavy object off the deck with straight legs and a bent back. Even if it doesn’t at the time, it will certainly come back to haunt us later in life if we did it on a regular basis.

So if we accept that advice as being good why on Earth would you try and lift …

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six pack diet plan

Six Pack Diet Plan – What To Eat To Get a Six Pack

Even when a private client whom I am working with on a one to one basis asks me to draw them up a six pack diet plan I tell them it’s simply not practical. How can I know how much energy they will be using up at work tomorrow morning and if I don’t know that, how can I tell them how much to eat for their…

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get a six pack fast 
get a six pack

How To Get a Six Pack Fast

When people find out I am a personal trainer it isn’t long before someone wants to know how to get a six pack fast. Everyone of course is at different levels of fitness but I always answer that whether you are trying to lose weight, run a marathon or get ripped, it is my advice to set yourself a goal and…

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6 pack abs workout

6 Pack Abs Workout Routine

You need to ask yourself whether you are 100 percent committed to starting a 6 pack abs workout routine.  You would be surprised at how many I have personally trained who say they are committed but when it comes to the crunch (excuse the pun) we discover thay are not actually “truly” committed.


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Abdominal Exercises 
abdominal exercises

10 Questions About Abdominal Exercises

How long will it take to develop a “six pack” of abs?

Well, you were born with the six pack and it is still in there. The problem is that no one can see it due to water and fat in the stomach area! So, you need to diet properly and perform ab exercises until the level of fat reduces and the muscles develop…

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core muscles 
core muscles

Your Core Muscles And What They Do

Your core muscles are more than just a six pack. Sure, they play an integral role in your core strength, however, without your back muscles your abdominals wouldn’t be able to do the job.

Your core is your power house of strength. It helps you stand, sit, reach, turn, roll over in bed, reach for things,…

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