Two steps to great abs
The quest for a flat stomach is big business. From those infomercial gadgets to miracle pills that promise a toned tummy, every year Canadians spend millions of dollars in pursuit of the holy grail of fitness-six-pack abs.
For many people this goal remains elusive, and that’s because toned, lean abs don’t come from gadgets or even from hundreds of sit-ups. While ab-specific training is one component of a well-rounded exercise program, no amount of crunches alone will give you the abs you want if you don’t also whittle away the layer of fat that may be padding your midsection. The key to achieving that involves two steps: Change how you eat, and burn off fat. Here’s how: