The one body part that most people find very hard to maintain is the abdominal area or Abs as they are more commonly known. Everybody wants perfectly ripped abs and that perfectly sculpted six-pack, and they want it fast. Even though exercise and diet is generally slow to yield its fruit, lucky for them, a six-pack is something that generally shows results quite soon. In a month’s time you will not only see but also feel the changes taking place. However, in order to do that, there are some guidelines you must follow, and I am here to make that easy for you.
Eat The Right Food
The first thing you need to make sure of is that your diet is suited to your goals. A six pack is just as much about the diet as it is about the workout routine that you follow. You aren’t going to get very far if you focus on only one thing and ignore the other. Now what sort of a diet should you be looking at? First of all, you need to understand what these abs that you see actually are.
There are muscles in the abdominal areas that are defined to give the traditional six-pack, but what most people don’t know is that those layers are hidden under many layers of fat, so if you have a diet that is rich in fat, you might as well have a six pack, but you won’t be able to see it under all the fat that’s covering it. Therefore, you need to make sure that you cut back on all the fats in your diet, along with having an increased intake of proteins, which is what the muscles will be sculpted out of.
The Right Kind Of Exercise:
Once you have the diet part settled, you need to think about the workout you will follow. Now of course it’s obvious that you will need to employ muscle strengthening and building exercises that target the abdomen, but what exactly are those exercises? There can be a number of exercises to choose from and you should do what you are most comfortable with. Here are a few good examples.
Finally, please remember that you don’t have a deadline that you need to meet. While milestones are a good way of achieving your goals, you need to remember that your ultimate goal is a strong and healthy six-pack, however long it may take you to achieve it. A month is a good target to follow for motivation, but don’t lose heart if you find yourself needing a couple of extra weeks.
Every person’s body responds differently to the same diet and exercise. Even if you don’t see your ideal six-pack in a month, you will without a doubt be seeing the results of your hard work well on their way towards your ultimate goal. So be patient, and work hard. A perfect six-pack is very easily attainable as long as you stick to your workout and your diet plan, and stay motivated!
Kelvin wears many hats in the fitness and health industry. He believes in a practical, flexible and sustainable approach to bodybuilding. Initially Kelvin had started bodybuilding as a hobby which turned into passion and later, a successful career. He shares his expertise on strength training and body building to help the GFY community.
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