Your ab workout not only will involve the workout itself but will also require many other things. Proper diet, good nutrition and cardio is also needed in the ab department… these are key ingredients to obtaining the elusive six or eight pack.
With this new journey of your six pack and eight pack quest that you are about to embark upon will take dedication, effort, consistency, time and patience.
other important factors to this process is building the muscle and losing fat. So
this is accomplished with a seven step process, the process known as DECTPEN.
© Cynthia Dunbar
The role and function of the abs are to provide you with
stabilization and correct posture. An exercise that is really great for
promoting those two items would be the plank, when you add the plank to your ab
workout, you stabilize the spine and pelvis to prevent back pain and also to improve
upon your posture.
An important factor to remember is that you want to lose fat weight, not muscle weight… if you lose more than 2 pounds per week, chances are that you are losing muscle and the result of this would be a skinny body… but a flabby body.
So the best thing to do is control your weight losses per week and be
sure to lose weight slowly but also lose it consistently, when you do this you
will be one buff and tuff dude or dudette.
Concentrate on correct form while performing your ab workout, if you
have strict form while working your abs you will be rewarded with a quality and
injury free workout. Do not use momentum, momentum will only set you backward…
concentrate on quality and awesome form.
It’s important to have strength in your ab region and that strength
should be equal to your back muscle strength. When the two strengths are not
equal, then you can run into trouble and you could be prone to muscle injuries
and also lower back pain.
It’s always nice to get a list of sneaky tips of someone who has done it
and has actually been through what you are going through now. So… without
further ado here are my favorite tips to use in my daily workouts.
© Cynthia Dunbar
Here is one of my favorite workouts to do for abs, if you want serious progress, I suggest you superset the decline bench ab crunch and the decline bench reverse leg ups.
People in the gym will be wandering up to you to get your secret recipe for ab development, they might even hire you to teach them what you know… that would be kind of cool… don’t you think??
If you are a beginner, go ahead and start with half of what I have suggested.
First exercise do 2 sets of 8, second exercise do 2 sets of 15, third exercise
do 2 sets of 10.
If you want to track and hunt down the elusive, awesome sleek six or
eight pack of abs… then we need to work the entire core, all angles of the
dangle. So, let’s get ready and rock this ab workout, strip that fat away and
get ready to reveal awesome washboard abs! ;)