How to Get a six pack abs?



Is there an easy way to get six pack abs? Simple answer is no. Don't listen to the infomercials you see or hear on tv about how easily these people were able to get six pack abs after eating some pills or using a particular exercise equipment. So how do you get six pack abs? It is very easy as well as hard. What that means is that it is hard to achieve six pack if you don't work out or are not physically active. On the other hand, if your work involves a lot of physical work more than likely you are close to having a six pack. It's the abdominal muscles that is basically a six pack. When you lose the fat around your stomach and abdominal area and do work out that puts your abs into work, you get six pack abs. More importanly, you can lose the belly fat and put on pants of smaller inches size.

In our daily lives, we often workout our abs such as when bending down in the kitchen, sweeping the floor, picking up stuff laying on the floors, etc. But if you want more toned muscles, you need to make your ab muscle work harder. People often do crunches - to say the least. Health and physical fitness professionals use various methods since these workout routines helps with other muscles in our body too besides a flattening stomach by burning the calories.


Ok here is an interesting fact - Six pack abs are pretty much for teens and young people. Why so? Because once you surpass teens age and start to become old, you start to have more and more cellulite in your body, especially in the stomach region. Therefores, it is difficult for older people to achieve six pack abs. But a thing of encouragement is that with the right genetics and strict diet and exercise programs, people who are in their late adulthood are capable of achieving six-pack abs.

Here are some of the exercises that is specially designed to make your ab work hard and thus help you get six pack abs to show off: crunches, bi cycling, sit ups, leg lifts, bent elbow planks, v lifts and staic holds. These exercises don't need you to buy or use any weights or machines. But using weight lifts certainly helps - since it will burn the fat around your abdomen and convert them into muscles. Other advice on getting six pack abs include eating light dinners, drinking more waters, having fiber rich breakfast and lunches.

Experts recommend that for most common people a better goal is to build strength, muscle tone and a lean, healthy body without much expectation of having a perfectly lean abs as the actors and models shown in the conver of fitness magazines and commerical advertisements for products. It is possible for most people to achieve a healthy body without extreme workouts, nutrition programs or at worse a surgery, which are very hard to maintain throughout the entire lifetime. Just know that it takes time and hard work. There is no short cuts.