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7 Myths About 6-Pack Abs

Muscle and Fitness Logo By Zack Zeigler of Muscle and Fitness | Slide 1 of 8: If your goal is to have a slimmer waistline, don’t train your abs with heavy loads. Use a weight that allows you to get at least 15 reps per set, allowing minimal rest between sets (less than 60 seconds). Alter your pace and exercise selection rather than your loads to get the most out of your ab routine.

We all know at least one person who eats for three and rarely lifts a weight, but somehow still sports ripped six-pack abs. Along with giving the majority of us a reason to curse like drunken pirates over their genetic gifts, those cases also highlight why it’s so difficult to offer hard-and-fast rules for getting a six-pack.

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