No Crunches Or Situps

While that may sound like blasphemy - using crunches and sit-ups to develop your abs is the slow road to a 6-pack because they don't train your abs how they were built to work. Getting six pack abs without doing any crunches may sound counterintuitive to some, but the next few sections of this book are going to debunk the myth that crunches and sit ups will help you get a slim midsection. We'll present you with the scientific evidence to show you that the non-crunch approach is superior and...

Body Fat Percentage and Six Pack

Now that we have talked a lot about the vital importance of losing enough body fat to see abdominal definition, you might be wondering what kind of body fat percentage you should be shooting for in order to see your abs. As you know, the only thing that is preventing you from seeing your abs right now is the fact that there is a layer of fat between your abs and your skin. If you lose enough of that fat then you will start to see more definition in your abs. But at the same time, you want to...

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If you are going to bend down and pick something up you are going to use the hip muscles and bend at the waist. There is very little crunching needed from the abs to do this motion. This example requires the abs to function according to what they were naturally designed to do. But like we talked about before, the abs do have a strong function in preventing your lower back from hyper-extending. If your abs are contracted then you cannot bend backwards with your lower back. Try this right now If...