About 20-years ago having a firm abdomen wasn’t a mainstream for ladies, but now, it’s the real deal for most ladies.
Actually, it’s really easy to get firm abs once you know what you’re doing but if you don’t have an idea, listed below are six tips for ladies who crave firm abs.
Close Your Rib Cage: Not everyone thinks about closing their rib cage when they do their sit-ups. But those celebrities with killer abs? They probably do.
The next time you do a sit-up, pay close attention to your rib cage. If it’s open – and it will be – close it. Why? Because a closed rib cage crunches your abs, provides support for your back, and engages the transversal abdominals.
Train Your Body As A Whole: A lot of people break their workout down into component parts. So they’ll work on one part of their body one day, and another part another day.
But training your body in isolation like this is actually really bad if you want to improve your abdominal strength.
Breathe!: When we exercise, we don’t breathe as much as we do when we’re sat around watching TV. Ever noticed how breathless you are during and after a workout? For firmer abs, breathing as much as possible is essential.
When you breathe more, your core muscles get more oxygen so that they work at their max capacity.
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Take A Look At Your Diet: Some girls who are exercising a lot but still seeing no abdominal improvement should take a close, objective look at their diet. It could be this that’s letting you down.
To get flatter, firmer abs, you need to adopt a good diet. You need to cut out junk, boost your intake of protein and the right carbs, and combine it with exercise.
Rest Up: Instead of going hell for leather to get firmer abs, you need to let your body rest every now and then. After two or three days of intensive training, take a break. Let your abs recuperate. Be kind to them. Give them a chance to rest and improve.
If you crack the whip each day, you’ll struggle to see results.
Work Out Anywhere, Anytime: For some girls, the conditions have to be just right before they work out. They need their props, their space, their new gym clothes, and their fancy sneakers.
Otherwise, they’re not working out today and we can’t make them.
The truth is, you don’t need any of that stuff. You can “work out” wherever you are, at any time.
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