ALL THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR ABS
Most people in the world of fitness aspire to get that dream masculine body target at working out on the abs muscles before anything else. It is that magical six packs that they all run for.
In the process, by doing home exercises they tend to do sit-ups, bicycle crunches, front planks and what not. However, not every time these will help in chiseling the dream six packs from your belly. It is thus required that before working out on them; you know all about the abs muscles and how they are constituted.
Constitution of abdominals muscles
Abdominal muscles are actually a large group of muscles, each one of which has a definite function and the collective group of muscles are responsible for protecting the spine and giving you that perfect posture that everyone is looking for.
The four main muscles that the abdominal is constituted with are Rectus abdominous, which is the most superficial of all the muscles and when developed gives the dream six packs look to your abs.
The other important muscles are Transverse abdominous, internal obliques, and the external obliques, the last two being on the both sides of the abs.
“MUST DO” to get that SIX
Now that you are well versed with the abdominals muscles, you would certainly be eager to learn how to train them. Getting the right shaped abdominals muscles requires some hard work and a lot of routine following.
1. Add enough protein in your diet.
2. Eat a good quantity of carbs after working out. Carbs would help in building, shaping and giving energy to your muscles.
3. Focus on your diet (The nutrition is the most important aspect)
4. Try doing exercises like squats, leg lifts, sit-ups, pull-ups using a horizontal bar, and pushups. Those exercises will work your abs as a secondary muscle.
5. You also can do a lot of cardio workouts to help lose the belly fat.
Crucial tips for your abs
- You should not train them every day.
- Allow a rest day after training them.
- Drink amino acids during your workout.
- Overdoing the muscles could lead to burning them out or even cause injury to them.
- Do the abs routine after a cardio workout or after a weight routine
- Exercises the different muscles of your abs