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Fitness Gym - Athletic Activity - Six Pack?

No muscle group is more prized at the beach or around the pool than the abdominal muscle. Possession of a “six-pack” can do more for you that just improve your looks; it translates into a solid core that allows you to perform better with any athletic activity. How do you get that six-pack? Here are a few tips to get there.

Diet right – It doesn’t matter how solid your abs are if you have inches of belly fat covering them up. Look at what you eat and how much you move, and seek to get those two in balance to bring out your abs.

Exercise the whole body – Too often people focus on particular muscle groups, and neglect working out their entire body. Don’t forget that core muscles include the gluteus and back muscles. Work them too.

Balance – When you can, add an element of balance to your exercises as a way to also stress your abs. For example, do your bicep curls standing on a half ball or your chest presses while balancing on an exercise ball. All the time you are lifting, your ab…