How To Get Abs That You Are Proud Of

Dec 14 19:33 2008 Dante Solaris Print This Article

The legions of fitness buffs working-up a sweat in fitness gyms all over the world have mainly one thing on their mind- getting a nice looking six pack. As most of them soon discover,Guest Posting developing washboard abs is a long and arduous process that takes dedication, conviction and self-discipline. This is because our bodies are naturally inclined to store body fat around our midsection.

There was a time when bodybuilding and structured exercise was in its infancy that most people worked-out to get muscled-up. Nowadays, all the tempting, high-calorie food flooding the market has put losing excess body fat and maintaining a flat tummy a major concern for society.

To know how to get abs that you can be proud of, familiarity with the basic metabolic processes of the body is needed. Which activities and foods raise or lower the metabolic rate, and the proper eating habits. Knowledge is the key as they say and this can help you get faster abs in a shorter time.

Of course, knowing the proper workout program and having healthy eating habits won’t have instant results. As I said earlier, attaining abs that you are proud of takes dedication and hard work. Knowing how to go about your diet and exercise regimen however, can drastically shorten the hours you spend in gym.

Eating smartly by choosing where you get your calories and scheduling meals and snacks  (yes, snacks) can help shorten the path to six pack abs. When eating the right food, experts say eating several times throughout the day is actually better than trying to cut calories by skipping meals. Our metabolic rate slows down when we’re hungry, ergo slower fat loss.

Substituting you usual chip-n-dip with nutritious nuts and fruits can be effective in fighting flab. Nuts are rich in fat-busting omega-3s and high in muscle-building protein. Proper scheduling of your intake of carbs and meat protein can also boost your workouts and speed-up muscle formation.

A proper program for getting six-pack abs would be impossible without the right exercises of course. Muscle building will increase metabolism as will cardiovascular exercise that keeps the heart at the anaerobic threshold (AT) rate for at least 20 minutes. Experts say this is ideal for letting the body source most of the energy spent from body fat rather than from carbohydrates or glycogen.

Too much of anything is bad, and there is such a thing as over-exercising. Our bodies need time to recuperate, muscles need time to repair and heal themselves. It’s easy to forget this in our eagerness to get that proud six-pack in the shortest time possible, but this can in fact lead to wasted efforts and worse, injury.

Want to get six-pack abs you can be proud of? There is a way and it's free to try!

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Dante Solaris has been a martial arts and fitness aficionado for over two decades now. He has recently decided to share his knowledge through the web. Check-out

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