Let me start by saying, “there is no such thing as spot reduction”.? In fact, it’s so important let me repeat it,”THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS SPOT REDUCTION”!? Now that you know a scientific fact, look at what you’re doing in order to get a wasboard set of abs.? Many of you work your abs 3 – 4 days per week while some of you work them everyday.? I would like to put an end to this craziness once and for all.
The key to a washboard set of abs is?diet.? Without adjusting your diet, you can do abs until your blue in the face and it wont make a bit of difference.?
Our inability to process carbohydrates in large amounts is the result of millions of years of evolution. According to many experts man evolved on a diet consisting of 65% – 80% protein coming mainly from fish sources. The rest was a mixture of grains, nuts and fruit if available. For millions of years, man didn’t have candy, pasta, cereal or other highly processed carbs. We’ve only had refined sugar as part of our diet for a mere blink of time. You can begin to understand why carbs play such a big roll in obesity, diabetes and heart disease. We just do not have the ability to eat carbs, especially simple sugars, in the amounts that we do.
So, if working your abs has nothing to do with a lean midsection, why should we work abs?? You should work your abs for functional strength and injury prevention.? A strong set of abs is the best prescription for a healthy back.? However, working the abdominals only is not effective.? You need to use exercises that target the entire core.? In short the core consists of abdominals, obliques, hips and low back