Category Archives: Support Articles

Workout Routines

Workout routines come in various formats such as a prescribed set of exercises designed by a fitness instructor specifically for you, a pre-recorded genre specific workout DVD like Shaun T’s Insanity, Chalene Johnson’s Turbo Fire or Les Mills’s Combat training or something more adhoc which you make up yourself. All of the above are in their own right good workout routines but the attraction to them will be different by different people. In order for anyone to determine the best

Eating Habit

Let’s face it, most people want 6 pack abs but most don’t do it because they don’t want to put up with trying to starve themselves or end up eating a strict diet of just lettuce. To be brutally honest with you most of us don’t want to end up eating a diet composed primarily of greens, fruits and nuts for the rest of their lifes just for a set of six pack abs. The actual idea that the only

Abs Workout.

If done properly abdominal crunches do work. They can strengthen and tone muscles in the abdominal area. There are a wide variety of different types of abs workouts with crunches being one of them. All crunches work the rectus abdominus which is a big long muscle. When it is worked properly the muscles become larger which creates what is called a six pack. Side crunches work the external and internal oblique muscles. The external muscles are located on the sides

Cardio

It is possible for anyone to display six pack abs. The trouble is being lean enough to see them. Leanness requires consistent physical activity which is commonly achieved through the process of cardio exercices. The myth of spot reduction when it comes to fat loss, especially in the abdominal region has distorted our concept of leanness and fitness. Some people that appear fit have a high fat percentage. Some people that are stout looking can really be quite lean. Everyone

Willpower

If you ask almost any person what their goals or New Year’s resolutions are it almost always includes getting healthier or to workout. One of the most popular exercise programs is an abdominal workout and this is because it is probably one of the best ways to lose the unwanted belly fat and get the stomach that most people dream of. The problem is that this kind of workout can take time to produce results and having the willpower to

The 4 essential components to get 6 pack abs.

Willpower, Cardio, Abs Workouts and Eating Habits are the four essential components which contribute to getting you 6 pack abs. Willpower being the most elusive and intangible of the four is ultimately a mental objective or goal and probably the more troublesome to maintain. Willpower is primarily about maintenance rather than attainment. Anyone can attain willpower to do something as all you need do is start whatever it is you are seeking to do. Once you have started on the

Decision Making

This article is a short fun article on the process of decision making. Although this process is just as applicable to any area of decison making, it has been tailered around choosing a workout plan since this is a web site about fitness. 1. Boredom or dissatisfaction. One would encounter this from either of two avenues. Firstly, you might not be working out at all and have a desire to start getting fit and healthy. The second avenue is someone

Crash Diet

The word diet connotes restrictions, going hungry and giving up tasty food. However, the definition of the word diet means the food you eat. To maintain a healthy body weight, you need to eat a balanced diet that includes protein, carbohydrates, fats, fiber, vitamins and minerals. A diet low in fat is ideal, but having a diet free from fat is not healthy. About 30% of your body’s calories should come from fat. The same can be said for protein

Home Workouts

When considering fitness and working out, two distinct options are available to you.  You can either go to the gym (private or public) or you can workout at home. If you have ever been a member of a gym or dropped-in to a gym, you will agree that it is fine and fun in the beginning because the facility is new, the people are fresh and there are lots of classes and programs to join…it has novalty factor. Not only

Which workout plan!

Marketing statements such as get ripped in 4 weeks, abs in days, get a chiseled 6 pack in 60 days are possibly achievable but depends on variables such as how much existing fat you have around your belly (your starting body fat index) your motivation levels when you start and generally your ability to perform and keep up with a workout plan without giving up part way through. Once you have achieved your personal goals and are happy with the

How To Get 6 Pack Abs.

Obtaining fast 6 pack abs is a myth and generally unrealistic for most of us. Ok, the word fast is a relative term and what may be fast for some, is slow for others. But at a general level, let’s say three weeks would be an average time line for what most of us would say is fast for obtaining visible abs. With that said, the three reasons below weaken the three week fast abs concept. First; when we hear

How Long Does It Take To Get Abs

A very common question asked by anyone interested in improving their body is how long does it take to get abs? This, in fact is the silver bullet question and very difficult to answer with any real conviction. The reason this is tricky to answer is because we are all built differently, we all lead lives which are mostly different to one another, we all have different recreational habits, do different types of work and have different genes and metabolisms