The latest trend to hit the fitness rage is the six pack abs. It does not matter if one is young, old, male or female; the abdominal region is the most obsessed part by health fitness fanatics.
It also happens to be the most difficult part of the body to tone. It is the most visible part of the body and toning it ensures a more attractive appearance.
It is not just the flat belly that is required but the six pack abs. It involves some rigorous exercise regimes. Losing belly fat is quite difficult in itself and acquiring wash board abs is even harder.
A proper diet is required. The most vital factor is to maintain a healthy nutritional diet plan. No fag diets or quick short cuts can ensure a proper six pack abs. One must have at least 3 meals every day.
There should also be a couple of small meals or snacks in between. This requires a lot of self will and discipline.
Six pack abs require proper cardio exercises. If one is already a regular at a gym, the cardio exercises need to be notched up to a more difficult level. Cardiovascular exercises are very important.
The abs needs to be properly defined and that is only possible when the excess body fat is shed. The exercises need to be done for 45 minutes to an hour every morning.
It is important to understand the genes one possesses. Every body has a unique genetic programming that gives each a unique body type. It always helps to be motivated.
There are various celebrities that one aspires to look like. It is important to understand that one cannot have the very same body but one can always aspire to achieve the same level of fitness and toning that the celebrity has.