Very Strong Body - Health - Fitness

Very Strong BodyВ В  by Prabakar S

in Health / Fitness В В  (submitted 2008-07-03)

One of the most impressive parts of a bodybuilder's physique is the six-pack abs. This area of the body is not talked about as much as some others, when it comes to bodybuilding. The fact of the matter is, though, that the abs are usually the first thing you notice when looking at a bodybuilder on stage. Let's take a closer look at some of the best bodybuilding exercises for building great abs, as well as some things to avoid.

Many people are of the opinion that hours spent doing crunches and sit-ups are going to give them the ripped, six-pack stomach they've always wanted. It's true that these exercises will increase abdominal strength and define the muscles, but the results will still be disappointing. The reason for this is that ab exercises will not burn fat from your stomach.

You can build the most impressive abs ever, but no one will ever see them if you don't take steps to burn the fat also. The only way to do this is by incorporating some cardiovascular training into your bodybuilding exercise routine. This important part of bodybuilding is sometimes ignored by beginners, and this is why they are often disappointed with the results they see. It's not that they aren't working their muscles properly, it's just that there is too much fat covering them.

Now that you're aware of the importance of cardiovascular training, it's time to take a look at some of the best bodybuilding exercises for the abs. There are dozens of exercises that are designed to work the muscle groups in the abdominal area. Many of these also have numerous variations as well. If done correctly and safely, they will build the muscles up and make them more visible, as long as you keep the fat off. For more details visit www.soundbodytrainer.com