How often do you train your abs?

BeefPlanet

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A few weeks ago I started training my abs every day. Do you think it's too much and should I continue?
 

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This highly dependent on who you ask and what approach you wanna take. I’m in a fat loss phase now, and I’m two weeks into working with a coach. Absolutely no cardio or ab training, which most would scoff at. Its working profoundly, but that’s not to say other approaches don’t also work.
 
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A few weeks ago I started training my abs every day. Do you think it's too much and should I continue?
That depends can you see your abs right now, or do they still have a layer of fat on them. Cause it doesnt matter how much you work them, if there is still a layer of fat. Abs are made in the kitchen not the gym.
 
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if you do cardio the best time to do abs is immediately after cardio, at least this is what works best for me.
 

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I do weighted ab work on lower body days and body weight ab work on upper body days. I don’t destroy them either. I work them quick and hard enough to stimulate the muscle to a moderate degree
 

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I do weighted ab work on lower body days and body weight ab work on upper body days. I don’t destroy them either. I work them quick and hard enough to stimulate the muscle to a moderate degree
 
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Too much is going to be impossible to answer without context of your training, goals, etc.

In general you can train pretty much anything every day given the intensity, volume, and approach is properly planned, but doesn't mean that is optimal either.

I personally do the majority of my training with some pretty taxing compound lifts, but I'll have some dedicated work for "Core" at various times of the week with varying intensities and volumes depending on my current training plan.
 
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never .. but then again .. what is abs ?lol
 
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I do weighted ab work on lower body days and body weight ab work on upper body days. I don’t destroy them either. I work them quick and hard enough to stimulate the muscle to a moderate degree
This is more or less what I do as well. I do it a couple of times a week and just at the end since they get worked on other movements.
 

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