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4_Legs_Good Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-22-05 02:18 PM
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Best way to work the abs?
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I've tried a bunch of stuff, and I eventually see some progress, but then I give up.

So! I need a routine I can stick to. I only have about 60 minutes at the gym a day, and whenever I try to work abs into that routine, they end up getting scrapped because of time after a couple weeks.

I'm 34 years old, 6'2", 175lbs, hard gainer, 15% body fat plus or minus 1% by my silly body fat measuring scale.

How often should I do ab work? Some people say 3x/wk some say every day. How quick can I get it done? I wanna build a bit-o-muscle, but I don't need to get carried away.

Somehow abs is the one area (followed by legs) that I just quit on too easily. I think mostly because it's something that I tack on. I think I need a time to do them separate from my regular routine - like in the morning or evening, but then it's easy to ditch it as well because I'm late and/or tired.


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  -Best way to work the abs? 4_Legs_Good  Aug-22-05 02:18 PM   #0 
  - I did a one-time session w/ a trainer for abs  MissMillie   Aug-23-05 09:39 AM   #1 
  - Cool, thanks!  4_Legs_Good   Aug-23-05 06:25 PM   #7 
  - You looking for 6-pack abs or just want to strengthen up?  flvegan   Aug-23-05 10:52 AM   #2 
  - How's about a bit of both?  4_Legs_Good   Aug-23-05 11:46 AM   #3 
     - Your routine is good, but  flvegan   Aug-23-05 12:12 PM   #5 
        - I was doing 'em 3x/wk  4_Legs_Good   Aug-23-05 12:50 PM   #6 
           - What's your diet like now?  flvegan   Aug-23-05 07:40 PM   #9 
           - The diet and stuff...  4_Legs_Good   Aug-24-05 02:14 PM   #12 
              - Okay, so  flvegan   Aug-24-05 05:33 PM   #13 
                 - That's what I love about you Flvegan - you're brutally honest  4_Legs_Good   Aug-24-05 06:36 PM   #14 
                    - I need a few to digest this, but  flvegan   Aug-24-05 06:46 PM   #15 
                    - Ummmm  4_Legs_Good   Aug-24-05 06:58 PM   #16 
                       - That is the very definition of a superset.  flvegan   Aug-24-05 07:11 PM   #17 
                    - Let me ask this too, while I'm thinkin'  flvegan   Aug-24-05 07:18 PM   #18 
                       - Well...  4_Legs_Good   Aug-24-05 07:35 PM   #19 
                       - On the BSN  4_Legs_Good   Aug-25-05 05:43 PM   #20 
                          - Don't worry.  flvegan   Aug-26-05 09:16 PM   #21 
                             - Oh Lordy!  4_Legs_Good   Aug-29-05 12:38 PM   #22 
                                - You can get to the gym 5 days a week, right?  flvegan   Aug-29-05 11:28 PM   #23 
                                   - Yikes!  4_Legs_Good   Aug-30-05 11:32 AM   #24 
           - Let's see...  4_Legs_Good   Aug-24-05 12:13 PM   #11 
  - If you're trying to build muscle try  MemphisTiger   Aug-23-05 11:52 AM   #4 
  - Thanks!  4_Legs_Good   Aug-23-05 06:26 PM   #8 
  - I love ab work  seemunkee   Aug-23-05 08:58 PM   #10 
  - Those links are great.  Raffi Ella   Mar-15-09 10:56 AM   #25 
  - Pilates  GoCubsGo   Dec-09-09 03:25 PM   #26 

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