The best way to burn fat off your abs is not to do more ab
work, but to do more cardiovascular work, bike, stair master, treadmill,
elliptical machine or rower. They are all great fat burners, work at about 70-85
of your age predicted maximal heart rate (220-your age) and maintain it for
30-45 minutes 5 to 6 days a week for optimal results.
Train your abs about twice a week, just as you would any
other body part. One you are satisfied with your level of body fat and your
abdominal definition you can cut back to 3-4 days per week for 20-30 minutes for
Seeing your abs or any other muscle group for that matters
is strictly the results of having low body fat levels. You get low body fat from
proper diet and cardio, not from doing hundreds of ab exercises every day.
Nutrition is half the battle when it comes to fat loss. Eat
6 times a day and eat a meal every 2 1/2 to 3 hours- never, ever, ever miss a
Fat Burning Nutrition Guidelines
1- Eat 15-20% below your calorie maintenance level.
2- Spread your calories into 5-6 small meal instead of 2-3 big
3- Eat a source of complete high quality protein with each
4- Choose natural, complex carbs such as: vegetables, oatmeal,
yams, potatoes, brown rice, and whole grains.
5- Start with at least 50% of your calories from complex carbs
and reduce carbs slightly late in the day
6- Drink a gallon of water a
oor with your
legs bent at right angles at the knees and hips. your arms straight
down at your sides, flat on the floor. Froms at the hips should not change.
Hold the top en reps. Perform 2-4 sets of 10-20 repetitions.