The good news/bad news on abs
Everyone — yes, everyone — has abs. The bad news? “Though all humans have beautiful ‘six packs,’ they’re often hidden beneath a layer of fat,” says Cedric X. Bryant, PhD, chief science officer at the American Council on Exercise. Thankfully, you can reveal those six packs without hours of sit-ups or crunches.
According to Bryant and other exercise pros we spoke with, the best way to lower body fat and get flat, defined abs is to follow a healthy eating plan, prioritize rest and recovery and tweak your workouts to get better results in line with your goals. Read on to find out exactly how trainers help their clients make these changes so they can see results sooner rather than later.
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