Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Secrets to a Flat Stomach

The secrets to a flat stomach are one of those commonly asked questions that everyone wants to know the answer to. The truth is that because of this there are a great number of so called "solutions" on the market all wanting you to spend your hard earned cash on their program. In fact you may have tried many of them.

Having spent hundreds, if not thousands of dollars on supplements, guides, and equipment in the hope of achieving a flat stomach I know first hand that the majority of them are junk and offer very little practical advice that can be turned into results.

The fastest way to a flat stomach is to abide by proper tried-and-tested methods, rather than to jump onto the next product that is too good to be true. Whenever you see a product that promises to "achieve a flat stomach in 3 days", remember to think how this is at all possible...the answer is, it's not!

The secrets to a flat stomach mean exercise that is not only focused on the abdominals, but also on maximizing your metabolic and hormonal response to the workout regime. You may be a little surprised at this as I'm sure the majority of advice you've been given before has been to do sit-ups everyday. If it were simply a case of doing sit-ups there wouldn't be so many people searching for answers to achieve a flat stomach, but the truth is that there is more to it than this.

Don't get me wrong, abdominal exercises are good for achieving a flat stomach, but there are many people that will solely do exercises directly to the abs and nothing else. This isn't the best way to achieve a flat stomach and a six pack if you want to progress further.

You can actually achieve much better results by NOT concentrating on abs exercises as they do not burn the fat away from the stomach. You should have a full body training routine that when put into action can dramatically improve your fitness, not only for your abdominal muscles but other areas of your body also.

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