ab exercises gets rid of abdominal fat.
There is no such thing as spot reduction.
People assume that if you have fat deposits on your abdominal,
exercising the muscles underlying the fat will make it go away. But
they assume wrong. You can't get rid of the fat over a muscle by
repeatedly exercising that body part. The only way to burn fat from
your abs is through prolonged exercise and a healthy, low calorie
diet. Try and stay away from fatty foods.
High repetitions are required to make
As you've read earlier, abs are just like
every other muscle in your body. That means, you should train your abs
the same way as the rest of your muscle groups. To make strength gains
with your abs, you have to overload your muscles.You should train like
normal and rest for a day.
Anyone can have a flat stomach.
For many people it's not physiologically
possible to achieve a flat stomach. In most of us the abdominal
muscles are designed to be somewhat rounded, not flat. Age, genetics,
gender all these factors decide the size, shape and appearance of your
If you have a bad back, training the
abs will worsen it.
Training your abs will strengthen you back.
The opposing muscles in you body always assist each other. So if you
have weak ab muscles, the load of the work falls on the back. So
strengthen the abs and your back will become stronger as well.
Don't waste time worrying that a bad back
will keep you from training your stomach muscles.
You should be familiar with the muscles that
make up your body has more benefits than simply allowing you to talk
to someone about them. The more familiar you are with the muscles
you're working, the better you'll be able to judge what is needed to
make improvements. You need get to know the muscles that make up the
The core muscles of the mid-section do much
to stabilize and support the torso so it is necessary you spend time
to train the tummy muscles properly. The main muscles of the
mid-section are as follows:
1. Rectus abdominis - this is a large flat
muscle wall that covers most of the front mid-section from the lower
chest to the pubic bone. Above the navel it consists of three pairs of
rectangular sections stacked on top of each other and is better known
as the six pack.
2. Obliquus abdominis - this muscle runs
diagonally along the side of the mid-section from the lower ribcage to
the pubic area. There are two muscles on each side, with internal
obliques lying underneath the external obliques. The obliques help
your torso to flex to the side, twist at the waist and help in bending
the torso forwards.
3. Transversus abdominis - this is the
deepest of the abdominal muscles and consists of a thin strip that
runs horizontally across the abdomen. This muscle helps keep the
internal organs in place, forces out the breath and stabilizes the
4. Erector spinae - this large muscle group
runs along the side of the lower spine. Consisting of a pair, the
erector spinae keeps the spine erect and helps twisting at the waist.