Six-pack abs are a promise of magazine articles and supplement advertisements. But obtaining this coveted look isn’t as easy as performing a few extra crunches or drinking a protein shake. A perfect mix of a dedicated fitness routine, a precise diet and genetic gifts is what it takes for a woman to achieve six-pack abs.
Reduce Your Body Fat Percentage
For a woman to get six-pack abs, she needs to reduce her body fat to between 16 and 19 percent body fat. This is still a healthy body fat level (primarily for athletes), but far below what’s considered an average healthy range, which is 22 to 33 percent….Readmore
How Strength Training For Women Differs From Men Adults should strength train at least two times weekly. Advanced lifters should strength train up to six times each week, according to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Weight-training recommendations don’t differ between men and women. However, men may have a slightly different response to strength training than women…..Readmore
If you had to choose just one exercise to help clients improve strength, power and core stability all in one move, you’d probably choose the squat. That’s why many consider the squat to be the king of all exercise moves. In addition to working the quadriceps, a proper squat recruits muscle fibers from the hamstrings and glutes. It also forces the core to engage and the upper body to stabilize, making it a nearly total-body exercise.
There are numerous variations of the basic squat, which you can use with your clients to recruit different muscles and help stave off boredom. In addition to the basic body-weight squat, here are five squat variations to add to your exercise arsenal.
Before trying variations of the squat, help your clients master this exercise using only their own body weight…..Readmore
Learning to breathe properly during exercise can mean the difference between an invigorating workout and one that leaves you fatigued and breathless. When doing abdominal exercises like crunches or planks, the right breathing technique can enhance the workout so you get the most out of every second of exertion. By practicing the correct breathing techniques on your own and knowing when to inhale and exhale, you can pair proper breathing with your fitness efforts for the best possible results….Readmore
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