lower abs

  1. Senior Member
    runnerschick's Avatar
    Stats
    5'5"  128 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    1,324
    Rep Power
    174580
    Level
    32
    Lv. Percent
    30.48%
    Achievements Activity ProPosting Pro

    lower abs


    hi guys, New to this forum.I weight train 3 days a week alternating between chest, legs, arms,and back, but having trouble with my lower abdominal area, suggestions?

    Sent from my HTC One X using Am.com

  2. Enhanced Body Formulations REP
    EBF_2356's Avatar
    Stats
    5'11"  175 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Age
    25
    Posts
    7,022
    Rep Power
    1873501
    Level
    69
    Lv. Percent
    58.37%
    Achievements Activity ProActivity AuthorityPosting ProPosting Authority

    Garhammer raises. Static holds
    Diet
    ...::: EBF REP :::...
    Recompadrol-AAv2-Metabolic Pow(d)er
    THE FUTURE OF LEAN
  3. Diamond Member
    bdcc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Posts
    10,239
    Rep Power
    10675468
    Level
    106
    Lv. Percent
    18.38%
    Achievements Activity ProActivity AuthorityActivity VeteranActivity RoyaltyPosting ProPosting AuthorityPosting Veteran

    Quote Originally Posted by runnerschick View Post
    hi guys, New to this forum.I weight train 3 days a week alternating between chest, legs, arms,and back, but having trouble with my lower abdominal area, suggestions?

    Sent from my HTC One X using Am.com
    Trouble training them i.e. exercise wise or trouble losing fat from there?
    PES Representative
    http://pescience.com/insider
    http://selectprotein.com
    •   
       

  4. Senior Member
    runnerschick's Avatar
    Stats
    5'5"  128 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    1,324
    Rep Power
    174580
    Level
    32
    Lv. Percent
    30.48%
    Achievements Activity ProPosting Pro

    Trouble getting the definition there yeh..

    Sent from my HTC One X using Am.com
  5. The Female Terminator
    Rosie Chee's Avatar
    Stats
    5'1"  117 lbs.
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Age
    30
    Posts
    16,164
    Rep Power
    310840
    Level
    75
    Lv. Percent
    62.52%
    Achievements Activity VeteranActivity ProActivity AuthorityPosting ProPosting AuthorityPosting Veteran

    Quote Originally Posted by runnerschick View Post
    hi guys, New to this forum.I weight train 3 days a week alternating between chest, legs, arms,and back, but having trouble with my lower abdominal area, suggestions?

    Sent from my HTC One X using Am.com
    If you want definition there, you need to GET LEANER, simple as that. Your genetics will primarily determine WHAT your abs will look like when you are leaner. That said, you can do your best to build up the muscle there, so they look as close as possible to what you want them to look like. Personal favourite "ab" exercises of mine include weighted crunches (either rope or DB), pikes, hanging straight-leg raises, etc. All the best!

    ~Rosie~
    Contact Me for INDIVIDUALIZED TRAINING AND NUTRITION

    "Think like a Champion. Train like a Warrior. Live with a Purpose." - Rosie Chee
  6. Senior Member
    uvawahoowa's Avatar
    Stats
    6'2"  190 lbs.
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Posts
    1,482
    Rep Power
    31241
    Level
    29
    Lv. Percent
    97.98%
    Achievements Activity ProPosting Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by Rosie Chee View Post
    If you want definition there, you need to GET LEANER, simple as that. Your genetics will primarily determine WHAT your abs will look like when you are leaner. That said, you can do your best to build up the muscle there, so they look as close as possible to what you want them to look like. Personal favourite "ab" exercises of mine include weighted crunches (either rope or DB), pikes, hanging straight-leg raises, etc. All the best!

    ~Rosie~
    ^^^This^^^ Diet & Bodyfat.
  7. Senior Member
    runnerschick's Avatar
    Stats
    5'5"  128 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    1,324
    Rep Power
    174580
    Level
    32
    Lv. Percent
    30.48%
    Achievements Activity ProPosting Pro

    Thanks Rosie

    Sent from my HTC One X using Am.com
  8. The Female Terminator
    Rosie Chee's Avatar
    Stats
    5'1"  117 lbs.
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Age
    30
    Posts
    16,164
    Rep Power
    310840
    Level
    75
    Lv. Percent
    62.52%
    Achievements Activity VeteranActivity ProActivity AuthorityPosting ProPosting AuthorityPosting Veteran

    Quote Originally Posted by runnerschick View Post
    Thanks Rosie

    Sent from my HTC One X using Am.com
    No worries

    ~Rosie~
    Contact Me for INDIVIDUALIZED TRAINING AND NUTRITION

    "Think like a Champion. Train like a Warrior. Live with a Purpose." - Rosie Chee
  9. Enhanced Body Formulations REP
    EBF_2356's Avatar
    Stats
    5'11"  175 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Age
    25
    Posts
    7,022
    Rep Power
    1873501
    Level
    69
    Lv. Percent
    58.37%
    Achievements Activity ProActivity AuthorityPosting ProPosting Authority

    Quote Originally Posted by Rosie Chee

    No worries

    ~Rosie~
    GOOD STUFF ROSIE
    :::thumpsup:::
    ...::: EBF REP :::...
    Recompadrol-AAv2-Metabolic Pow(d)er
    THE FUTURE OF LEAN
  10. New Member
    blueice's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  150 lbs.
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    59
    Rep Power
    376
    Level
    7
    Lv. Percent
    0.57%

    Quote Originally Posted by Rosie Chee View Post
    If you want definition there, you need to GET LEANER, simple as that. Your genetics will primarily determine WHAT your abs will look like when you are leaner. That said, you can do your best to build up the muscle there, so they look as close as possible to what you want them to look like. Personal favourite "ab" exercises of mine include weighted crunches (either rope or DB), pikes, hanging straight-leg raises, etc. All the best!

    ~Rosie~
    Excellent post from Rosie, very informative
  11. Banned
    JD261985's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  171 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    2,702
    Rep Power
    0
    Level
    45
    Lv. Percent
    56.91%
    Achievements Activity ProPosting Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by runnerschick
    hi guys, New to this forum.I weight train 3 days a week alternating between chest, legs, arms,and back, but having trouble with my lower abdominal area, suggestions?

    Sent from my HTC One X using Am.com
    If you get lean and those lower abs still aren't showing...its most likely water weight which is a totally separate issue
  12. Senior Member
    runnerschick's Avatar
    Stats
    5'5"  128 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    1,324
    Rep Power
    174580
    Level
    32
    Lv. Percent
    30.48%
    Achievements Activity ProPosting Pro

    Thanks for tip ... Have changed my diet and style of training dramatically since signing up here with the great motivation and help of my bf , and the abs are beginning to show through
  13. New Member
    blueice's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  150 lbs.
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    59
    Rep Power
    376
    Level
    7
    Lv. Percent
    0.57%

    The key to targeting your lower abs is to bring your legs toward your torso, as with reverse crunches and hanging leg raises. If your lower abs are a weakness, try doing them first in your abs routine and increase the frequency of these workouts throughout the month.
    you are what you eat!
  14. Senior Member
    runnerschick's Avatar
    Stats
    5'5"  128 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    1,324
    Rep Power
    174580
    Level
    32
    Lv. Percent
    30.48%
    Achievements Activity ProPosting Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by blueice View Post
    The key to targeting your lower abs is to bring your legs toward your torso, as with reverse crunches and hanging leg raises. If your lower abs are a weakness, try doing them first in your abs routine and increase the frequency of these workouts throughout the month.
    Thanks, hanging leg raises are a part of my workout, along with multiple other exercises I have been given and diet which is helping. Thankyou for advice
  15. New Member
    kdeome's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  150 lbs.
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Age
    26
    Posts
    104
    Rep Power
    13566
    Level
    10
    Lv. Percent
    84.2%

    Abs are generally considered 70 percent diet and 30 percent routine. Leg raises are great for lower abs. Throw some oblique work in for good measure to help get the look.
    You are your own maker. Train dirty.
  16. Senior Member
    runnerschick's Avatar
    Stats
    5'5"  128 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    1,324
    Rep Power
    174580
    Level
    32
    Lv. Percent
    30.48%
    Achievements Activity ProPosting Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by kdeome View Post
    Abs are generally considered 70 percent diet and 30 percent routine. Leg raises are great for lower abs. Throw some oblique work in for good measure to help get the look.
    Thanks, I have a good teacher in my bf, teaching me just how important diet is to the makeup of the body, its the basis of our health.. Thanks for advice
  17. New Member
    kdeome's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  150 lbs.
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Age
    26
    Posts
    104
    Rep Power
    13566
    Level
    10
    Lv. Percent
    84.2%

    No problem buddy. I trained for over a year and a half with a mediocore diet and never saw one ab tightened up my diet and a few weeks later i saw abdominal definition i never had regardless of the countless crunches and core work.

    Good luck!
    You are your own maker. Train dirty.
  18. Senior Member
    runnerschick's Avatar
    Stats
    5'5"  128 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    1,324
    Rep Power
    174580
    Level
    32
    Lv. Percent
    30.48%
    Achievements Activity ProPosting Pro

    Thanks mate
  19. New Member
    Reynold's Avatar
    Stats
    5'11"  72k lbs.
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Posts
    11
    Rep Power
    28
    Level
    2
    Lv. Percent
    98.83%

    HI all
    Lower abs are too difficult to get and my suggestion is that swimming,running these games are for get lower abs and eat fresh fruits and fresh vegetables because they have many calories.
  

  
 

Similar Forum Threads

  1. What BF% do the lower abs start to show?
    By BigVrunga in forum Weight Loss
    Replies: 31
    Last Post: 12-03-2005, 03:25 PM
  2. How to hit lower abs?
    By 5111 in forum Exercise Science
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: 10-06-2004, 05:34 PM
  3. Sharp pain in lower abs with squats and DL
    By hypo in forum Exercise Science
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 08-05-2004, 01:40 AM
  4. Upper, Middle, & Lower Abs
    By tommy36p in forum Exercise Science
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 04-15-2004, 10:20 AM
  5. Any suggestions for lower ab targeting
    By Grifty McGrift in forum Exercise Science
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 03-04-2004, 10:53 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Log in
Log in