When it comes to body goals, the first thing that comes into everyone’s mind is a hard-rock, “Man of Steel” kind of body. It’s the ultimate inspiration for anyone!
Truth be told, a chiseled core is not that hard to achieve. There are so many moves that promote it! You only have to be consistent with your workouts, and other routines. For instance, you have to have a schedule for workout days and rest days. Make sure that you’ll stay motivated, too, or else it’ll be very easy for you to “cheat” on your goals.
So to start, certified strength and conditioning coach Justin Grinnell shares four effective moves to build abs of steel on Muscle and Fitness:
4 MOVES TO BUILD ABS OF STEEL
We all want to feel great, stay healthy, build muscle and stay lean. Most of us also want to keep our midsection in check. Most people who are looking to reduce bodyfat and get in shape look at their stomach to see if they are making progress. It’s only natural. The coveted “abdominals” are the centerpiece of the physique. So, working on attaining a six-pack becomes a high priority. Read more…
These moves will also help work your lower back, legs, knees, feet, and even your entire body. Plus, they’re a great way to take yourself out of the push-up zone!
Additionally, rep speed is an important factor in working out. And, according to one article on Fitness RX For Men, faster is better:
The Rep Speed To Build Better Abs
Mot people believe that slow, controlled contractions during weight training activate the muscle fibers best. Spanish researchers found the opposite – at least on one abdominal exercise. They measured abdominal muscle activation levels during fast and slow curl-ups by electromyography (EMG). They attached electrodes to the rectus abdominis (six-pack muscle), internal and external obliques (side abs) and the erector spinae (spinal) muscles. Read more…
Fitness professional Dasha Libin talks about some important tips on Mind Body Green:
7 Tips For Strong, Defined Abs
In my nearly 20 years in health and fitness, I’ve often come across the same question: “I workout everyday, but I still have belly fat … why?” Read more…
To build abs of steel, you really have to be patient. Always make sure that you are doing your sets correctly, because if not, it’s unlikely that you will gain anything. Your diet will also affect the results, as it feeds your body the nutrients it needs.
Building your core will also strengthen your back, which is good in maintaining posture. It will also stabilize your body, reduce risk of injuries, enhance breathing, improve overall athletic performance, and give you that hourglass-like shape.
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