Best ab workouts?

  1. New Member
    lilbill's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Posts
    46
    Rep Power
    3584
    Level
    7
    Lv. Percent
    67.57%

    Best ab workouts?


    How could i get bulky abs?
    I hope you guys know what i mean..
    Im talking about them strong lol i dont know how to explain it but not them flat ass abs :b

  2. Senior Member
    Wrivest's Avatar
    Stats
    5'7"  165 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Age
    33
    Posts
    2,327
    Rep Power
    158603
    Level
    41
    Lv. Percent
    39.54%
    Achievements Activity ProPosting Pro

    There have been about 1,000 threads on AM with the "abs" question. The highlights are as follows:

    1:Abs are made in the kitchen, if you don't eat a good/clean diet, forget about it.

    2: sit ups are not the way to do it, so trash your "sit-up challenge" app from your phone...it's garbage.

    3: heavy compound lifts are where it's at. Lifts that use your entire body and core to build overall strength will get you the most bang for your buck. (Ex: Deadlift, squat, bench, and variations of these)

    4: don't train abs every day, train them like any other muscle (remember, they are getting serious work from the lifts mentioned above, no need to over do it)

    That's all I got, hope it helps
  3. New Member
    LB_Patriot's Avatar
    Stats
    5'8"  180 lbs.
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    90
    Rep Power
    206
    Level
    8
    Lv. Percent
    98.66%

    I agree with ^. I used to do abs everyday. Now once or twice week at most. My abs usually hurt more on Leg day than any ab day; Same goes for back workout if i'm doing bent over rows where your core is engaged a lot.
    •   
       

  4. Diamond Member
    Sean1332's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  217 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Posts
    11,687
    Rep Power
    3425563
    Level
    89
    Lv. Percent
    91.32%
    Achievements Activity ProActivity AuthorityActivity VeteranPosting ProPosting AuthorityPosting Veteran
    Controlled Labs Board Rep
    sean@ControlledLabs.com
    CONTROLLED LABS products are produced in a GMP for Sport certified facility.
  5. New Member
    LB_Patriot's Avatar
    Stats
    5'8"  180 lbs.
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    90
    Rep Power
    206
    Level
    8
    Lv. Percent
    98.66%

    One more thing; I know its not common in the modern age of bodybuilding but I have been doing the Stomach Vacuum for about 6 months now and I think its a great exercise to add into your ab routine. Its very weird but all the old school bb'ers used to do them and it also trains you how to make your midsection look as slim as possible while making your abs pop at the same time. It's also known to help slim the waste. I can send you links on instructional but you can find a lot on you tube and BB forums. Lots of people will get all over me for recommending this but its a proven exercise for the abs.

    My 2 Cents,
  6. New Member
    Psychward's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  205 lbs.
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Posts
    61
    Rep Power
    1929
    Level
    7
    Lv. Percent
    48.79%

    Yeah, i agree compound movements are the best. My abs get more doms from doing heavy squats.
  7. Professional Member
    EatMoar's Avatar
    Stats
    5'8"  193 lbs.
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    3,432
    Rep Power
    1162436
    Level
    58
    Lv. Percent
    38.22%
    Achievements Activity ProActivity AuthorityPosting Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by Wrivest View Post
    There have been about 1,000 threads on AM with the "abs" question. The highlights are as follows: 1:Abs are made in the kitchen, if you don't eat a good/clean diet, forget about it. 2: sit ups are not the way to do it, so trash your "sit-up challenge" app from your phone...it's garbage. 3: heavy compound lifts are where it's at. Lifts that use your entire body and core to build overall strength will get you the most bang for your buck. (Ex: Deadlift, squat, bench, and variations of these) 4: don't train abs every day, train them like any other muscle (remember, they are getting serious work from the lifts mentioned above, no need to over do it) That's all I got, hope it helps
    Wrivest come on this info is horrible! You must cl up nutriasystem or Jenny Craig to get abs! They cost 4 easy payments of your soul.
  8. Senior Member
    Wrivest's Avatar
    Stats
    5'7"  165 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Age
    33
    Posts
    2,327
    Rep Power
    158603
    Level
    41
    Lv. Percent
    39.54%
    Achievements Activity ProPosting Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by EatMoar View Post
    Wrivest come on this info is horrible! You must cl up nutriasystem or Jenny Craig to get abs! They cost 4 easy payments of your soul.
    dammit....I knew my abs were a fluke!! I'm gonna go join curves for women now
  9. Elite Member
    hvactech's Avatar
    Stats
    5'6"  165 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    9,562
    Rep Power
    2717708
    Level
    78
    Lv. Percent
    90.06%
    Achievements Activity ProActivity AuthorityActivity VeteranPosting ProPosting Authority

    Follow mike "the situation" ab routine
    LG Sciences forum representative
    www.lgsciences.com
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/company-promotions/249846-lg-sciences-would.html
  10. Banned
    italogomu's Avatar
    Stats
    6'2"  196 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Posts
    10
    Rep Power
    0
    Level
    2
    Lv. Percent
    73.37%

    Just eat right and train them twice a week. No need to overtrain if you have a clean diet
  11. New Member
    Big55's Avatar
    Stats
    5'5"  168 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Posts
    19
    Rep Power
    22
    Level
    4
    Lv. Percent
    11.64%

    How about the ab roller wearing a weighted vest?
  12. Advanced Member
    tcslick's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  202 lbs.
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Posts
    864
    Rep Power
    166798
    Level
    28
    Lv. Percent
    52.86%

    Quote Originally Posted by Wrivest View Post
    There have been about 1,000 threads on AM with the "abs" question. The highlights are as follows:

    1:Abs are made in the kitchen, if you don't eat a good/clean diet, forget about it.

    2: sit ups are not the way to do it, so trash your "sit-up challenge" app from your phone...it's garbage.

    3: heavy compound lifts are where it's at. Lifts that use your entire body and core to build overall strength will get you the most bang for your buck. (Ex: Deadlift, squat, bench, and variations of these)

    4: don't train abs every day, train them like any other muscle (remember, they are getting serious work from the lifts mentioned above, no need to over do it)

    That's all I got, hope it helps
    Great advice!
  13. New Member
    lilbill's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Posts
    46
    Rep Power
    3584
    Level
    7
    Lv. Percent
    67.57%

    Quote Originally Posted by tcslick View Post
    Great advice!
    im probably going too train them next week or so because i lifted all im going too this week my wrist is hurting from my weak tendons jn my arm
  14. New Member
    Ministry's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  205 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Posts
    5
    Rep Power
    11
    Level
    2
    Lv. Percent
    8.5%

    Hallo!

    I never, ever do ab-work.
    I think, as many already written, that the cure spells:
    Heavy Squats, Deads and Standing presses in a nice combo with diet discipline.
  

  
 

Similar Forum Threads

  1. Best ab workouts?
    By dustyboi808 in forum Training Forum
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 12-20-2013, 01:00 AM
  2. Best ab workouts
    By Dark horse in forum Exercise Science
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 06-21-2013, 05:57 PM
  3. best pre-workout stack?
    By pb2xtreme1 in forum Supplements
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 04-16-2006, 07:52 PM
  4. BEST POST WORKOUT SHAKE
    By PH3 in forum Supplements
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 01-23-2006, 03:42 PM
  5. Best Pre-workout energy supp?
    By LakeMountD in forum Supplements
    Replies: 45
    Last Post: 08-02-2005, 10:34 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