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Frequency of Abs Exercises

Discussion in 'Health & Body' started by willpower, Apr 27, 2011.

  1. willpower

    willpower Well-Known Member

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    I keep reading conflicting accounts - 1) every other day, since they need the same rest cycle as other muscles, or 2) every day, because they're special muscles with an extremely fast recovery time.

    I hate doing Abs, but I've lost enough blubber around my stomach that the possibility exists of some definition. Of course it's all for the chicks, and I can't wait to be that guy who, even when it's 50 degrees outside takes off his T Shirt and shoves a corner of it into his back jeans pocket, letting the rest dangle.

    So daily or every other day?
     
  2. GusW

    GusW Well-Known Member

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    I met a male fitness model who posed for things like the cover of Men's Fitness magazine. He worked out his abs 45 minutes a day every day. And, yes, he was that guy with his T shirt off and tucked into his back pocket.
     
  3. level32

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    all day every day
     
  4. Rambo

    Rambo Well-Known Member

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    The ability to see your abdominal muscles has more to do with your body composition than your abdominal muscle strength. If you've got fat around your midsection you'll never see your 6-pack.
     
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    daily is fine, and get your body fat percentage down for the visible six pack.
     
  6. munchausen

    munchausen Well-Known Member

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    I'm sure genetics has a lot to do with it, but I haven't done a sit up in years and my abs are hard as a rock. Your abs get a lot of work when you chin-up, bench, squat, deadlift, not to mention walk, stand or sit.
     
  7. thekunk07

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    i am training whole body 6 days so I will let you know
     
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    i am training whole body 6 days so I will let you know

    Natural?
     
  9. thekunk07

    thekunk07 Well-Known Member

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    just clomid and formestane, having gyno surgery in a few weeks it looks like.
     
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    just clomid and formestane, having gyno surgery in a few weeks it looks like.

    [​IMG]
     
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    just clomid and formestane, having gyno surgery in a few weeks it looks like.

    I thought you were off for good after the news of your t-counts. Good luck with the surgery.
     
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    bitch-tits
     
  13. thekunk07

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    apparently the cure is the disease. Have run 6g a week, no gyno. 10g packs of androgel for 3 months? gyno
     
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    apparently the cure is the disease. Have run 6g a week, no gyno. 10g packs of androgel for 3 months? gyno

    Is androgel the stuff that the doctors give out? A guy I knew through work ended up with gyno after getting a topical cream for TRT pretty quickly.

    I know that chlomid is kosher, but isn't formestane supposed to fuck with your estrogen levels pretty hard?

    How does your body handle a full body workout six days a week naturally?
     
  15. BBSLM

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    twice a day every day.
     
  16. thekunk07

    thekunk07 Well-Known Member

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    i dunno, i get a lot of pain but almost no fatigue

    Is androgel the stuff that the doctors give out? A guy I knew through work ended up with gyno after getting a topical cream for TRT pretty quickly.

    I know that chlomid is kosher, but isn't formestane supposed to fuck with your estrogen levels pretty hard?

    How does your body handle a full body workout six days a week naturally?
     
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    just clomid and formestane, having gyno surgery in a few weeks it looks like.

    Damn. Sorry to hear that.

    lefty
     
  18. East2West

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    Cliche time: Abs are made in the kitchen. Still working them 5x/week using varying exercises will help.
     
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    Do you do squats every day? Why would you work your abs every day? You are wasting your time working them every day.
     
  20. willpower

    willpower Well-Known Member

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    Do you do squats every day? Why would you work your abs every day? You are wasting your time working them every day.
    Well, the argument is that abs have a faster recovery time than other muscles, hence the opportunity (ugh) to do them daily. I don't know if that's actually the case, hence the reason I started the thread.
     

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