Get those washboard abs you've always dreamt of with these tips and your determination.
: Always consult a physician before attempting any exercise plan.
Step 1: Work out your abs Exercise your abdominal muscles two to three times a week for at least 20 minutes. Focus on slow and controlled reps.
TIP: Make crunches a little harder by adding weight. Hold a weight behind your head or on your chest.
Step 2: Train with weights Lift weights three times a week. This will increase muscle mass. The more muscles you have, the more calories your body will burn.
Step 3: Incorporate cardio Incorporate aerobic exercise four times a week for at least 20 minutes. Aerobic exercise burns fat, which will help reveal the ab muscles you're building. Try biking, swimming, or brisk walking.
Step 4: Eat right Eat a well-balanced diet that includes plenty of fruits and vegetables and lean protein. Your diet is key to getting a six-pack.
Step 5: Drink water Drink lots of water. Water helps you stay hydrated, helps rid your body of toxins, and keeps you from being bloated.
Step 6: Rest Get plenty of sleep. Rest will help your muscles heal and build new tissue.
Step 7: Stick with it Discipline, hard work, and determination will get you results. Stick with it!
FACT: Jumping rope for one hour can burn around 658 calories.