Monday, January 3, 2011

Ab Exercises - Want A Six Pack?

Ab Exercises are as important to your abdomen as your abdomen  (or ‘abs’) is important to you.The abdomen is a big muscle that contains your stomach, liver, intestines, kidneys,bladder and your reproductive organs, and helps to protect them all. Keeping it in good shape can help you to look toned (it’s a good way to get a six-pack, in other words), and also to feel better in yourself.

Luckily, ab exercises are easy to do. The most popular is probably the ab crunch routine.  To do this you lie flat on the floor, bend your legs and then touch your knees with your elbows. You can also try the simpler sit-up, which is the same thing, but instead of touching your knees try putting your head between your knees each time. It is your body that will determine which of these exercises is easier for you. – It is probably better for you if you practice whichever one you find the most difficult!  This way you will tone-up your less-used muscles instead of focusing on ones that are already just fine.  In the video below are some exercises you might want to incorporate in your routine.  Go ahead try them all!                                             
Try These AB-Crunchers
You might decide to purchase one of the various machines and gadgets to help you in your ab exercise routine. Some of them are good, while others are just expensive and invaluable.  As a rule, do not buy anything that you haven’t first tried out for yourself .  Unfortunately this would also mean  that you cannot get that special deal from the shopping channel.   If you have to purchase one of these gizmos  buy directly from the store and insist that you try out a few different equipment before you make your decision.  If they refuse just walk away.

One last thing, it is important to realize that ab exercises are no good for losing weight. What you are doing is building muscle, not so much burning fat.  Although some fat is burned, the effect is negligible.  Ab exercises certainly have no special effect on an overweight stomach.  To get ultimate results, in addition to exercising you still need to incorporate healthy eating habits in your workout plan that will also help you to burn fat. The eBook Cheat Your Way Thin is the perfect resource guide that can help you to do this.  Check it out here!


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