I always see people do a double take on men and women who have washboard abs. Awe-inspiring rippled abs signify an extreme level of conditioning -- plus a pretty good-looking bod.
Everyone always talks about getting a six-pack, but in reality, it's an eight-pack.
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Internationally acclaimed research scientist Michael Colgan provides the following description of the eight-pack from his book The New Power Program:
"The eight-pack is a long, thin muscle whose fibers run vertically down the body from the breastbone and fifth, sixth and seventh ribs to the top of the pubic bone. The eight sought-after bumps poke out through a grid of flat tendons that run down the center and across the muscle at intervals."
You don't really care, do you? Come on, be honest. You just want to know how to get them, don't you?
You've come to the right place, but you might not like the answer.
If you think 100 or 1,000 abdominal crunches per day will give you an eight-pack, then you really need to read this. Here's how it's done:
1. NUTRITION: This is the most important component to achieving great abs. Nothing is more important than food.
First, you'll need to control blood sugar levels in order to lose body fat. This is best accomplished by consuming five to six meals per day. Don't mistake the definition of a meal for a six-course extravaganza. A meal might be an egg white omelet (with vegetables) and oatmeal with some blueberries in it, chicken with a 1/2 cup of rice and a large salad with some oil and vinegar, an apple with a scoop of protein powder or cottage cheese with some fruit.