Training your abs is the same as training any muscle. Planning and consistent effort are the best way to get an excellent result. One other thing to put into consideration on abs training is patience. The abs take longer to develop and reveal themselves, and they are the last to show.
Three things to put into consideration when starting Abs Workout are:
- The duration of the exercise will be longer than your expectation
- The training will be harder than what you thought
- You will also have to diet
Getting a six pack is hard. Many infomercials have deceived some people by telling them that six pack can be done in 8 weeks, which some doubted the possibility, but they still fell for the lie. We have been victims of this kind of promises, and whenever we encounter these types of adverts, it is so difficult for us to have a realistic expectation on how long it takes to get a six pack.
Setting unrealistic expectations to increase the possibility of failing, and when you do not reach your goal at the expected time, there is likeliness of you becoming frustrated and eventually give up. Giving up at the first time makes it harder for you to start all over again because you will have a notion that it wouldn’t work. This is an issue that occurs in all areas of body fitness, but it is very rampant with building a six pack. The primary reason for this is that a six pack is directly related to the percentage of fat in your body. So it is impossible to have a six pack when your body’s fat level is high; thus, diet has always been a principal factor.
Some people have been dieting for a few weeks, but they have quit because they aren’t losing weight as expected. You will have to prevent that yo-yo diet syndrome to achieve the result you want.
Apart from the time factor, you also need to consider lower back training. Just like all the training you’ve been having, your aim is to achieve a balanced physique. If you don’t increase your lower back training while enhancing your ab training, you will end up developing muscular imbalances which could lead to becoming disastrous and can even result in lower back injury or problem. Therefore, when planning your training, you have to put this factor into consideration.
The most important thing before you have any visions of washboard abs, and before you start to train your abs is that you must be realistic about the duration of your training and balance it out. Know that it is going to take you longer than your expectation, and you will have to work harder that what you thought. However, you will surely get an excellent reward after. As soon as you achieve your goal, you will have that sense of accomplishment, in addition to a great six pack.