working abs everyday?
- 03-12-2009, 03:43 PM
working abs everyday?
I was wondering if it is a good or bad idea to train abs everyday. I seem to be physically able to do so and hear of people training them everyday all the time, but is it bad for muscle recovery? am i better off only working them 3 times or so a week? any feedback or info would be greatly appreciated! thank you very much in advance!
- 03-12-2009, 03:47 PM
every day fairly light is ok. but i do em heavy every other day
- 03-12-2009, 03:59 PM
hit em hard 3x a week, i think doin em light everyday is a waste but thats just me different variations will cause a deep burn pain in your abs and you will be happy my friend 3x a week is golden!!
03-12-2009, 06:21 PM
A couple times a week is all that's really necessary.
03-12-2009, 08:49 PM
Your abs are muscles too, I don't believe in working them everyday because they need to recover just like anything else. I hit them twice per week hard, and they also benefit from deadlifts and other big lifts.
03-13-2009, 01:36 AM
Do them 4 times a week, but never the same exercises in a week.
03-13-2009, 03:57 PM
do them 3x max plus heavy compounds will bring them out for sure. but of course, your body may be different, so try different things out.
03-13-2009, 08:45 PM
03-13-2009, 10:52 PM
I go with two days a week: one day heavy weights and low reps, one day high reps, endurance oriented.
Always open light. Itís not what you open with, itís what you finish with. Louie Simmons
03-14-2009, 01:08 AM
03-14-2009, 02:24 PM
03-14-2009, 06:14 PM
if your main goal is to see a defined 6pack, then you need to focus on cleaning up your diet and hitting the cardio. you can do all the crunches in the world and build the strongest core ever but if you still have fat over it you will never see it.
your abs are a muscle just like everything else and they need time to recover just like everything else, i wouldn't train them any more than 3 times a week.
if you already have a 6 pack and want to make them pop or stick out you need to focus on weighted movements.
03-14-2009, 06:16 PM
haha sorry didn't read the last few post before i replied. good stuff guys
03-15-2009, 01:57 AM
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