Over 90% of women in a recent survey said that sexy abs on a man are more important to them than big arms or even a nice chest.
Most men agree that a flat stomach on a woman is an awesome thing.
Getting abs is not rocket science; it takes persistence and applying healthy habits to your day that cause your body to burn more calories than you consume until your body fat is low enough that your abs show.
Below you will find 50 different strategies that will help you get an awesome looking six pack fast with powerful exercise tips, fitness strategies and nutrition tactics.
The following article is divided into three sections:
Exercise | Fitness Strategies | Nutrition
Exercise – Tips 1-15
1. Exercising Every Single Day is Essential
A daily commitment to exercise will help you keep health in mind throughout your day and will significantly improve your chances of achieving abs.
2. Burn off Your Belly Fat by Strength Training
Building your muscles is an awesome way to shred your abs.
3. Confuse your Muscles and Burn Calories
Muscle confusion causes your body to burn a ton of calories as different muscle fibers are engaged.
4. Exercise in the Morning
Although exercise at anytime of the day is a very good thing exercise in the morning is especially beneficial since this is exercise on an empty stomach and the body is forced to use fat for fuel.
5. Work out at Home
The one thing that we all have a limited supply of is time so if you can save time by working out at home you can spend more time working out.
6. Commit to Run a Half-Marathon
Running a Marathon is one of the best things you can do to get into amazing shape. Once you run a marathon you will feel a new sense of power in your ability to create amazing fitness achievements, and getting 6 pack abs will seem more attainable than ever.
7. Most other Exercises are Better for Abs than Crunches
Don’t get discouraged if you don’t like crunches; I rarely do them! Burning the body fat that hides your abs with cardio and plenty of exercise is a great way to get a shredded six pack.
8. Exercise is The Best Investment
Anytime you invest in exercise is a very smart play because the positive return you will receive is guaranteed to improve your fitness. Your gains exercise will accumulate in the most important fund of all: your health.
9. You can Improve your Performance at the Gym
With circuit training you can engage multiple muscle groups and in the process burn plenty of calories.
10. Drink an Energy Boosting Pre-Workout Drink
Caffeine can seriously step up your performance at the Gym.
11. Workout with a Friend
When you workout with a friend you have a spotter and can work out harder than if you exercised alone.
12. Run for Fun
The more fun you can have exercising the more likely you are to do it.
13. Integrate Exercise into Your Daily Life
Even on days that are not “workout days” try going for a walk or a light jog and this will help your body burn the food you eat, rather than leaving it to turn into fat.
14. Stick to a Strong Workout Routine
Figure out the three to five days a week that work the best for you to work-out and then mark them on your calendar and stick to them!
15. Hire a personal trainer
When you are shelling out cold hard cash for training and missing a workout means losing money this increases the chance that you won’t skip your workout. You’ll also learn about cool exercises, routines, and tips from your trainer!
Fitness Strategies – Tips 16-30
1. Take a Weekly Picture of Yourself
A great way to maintain progress towards your goal of getting abs is to take pictures of the way your abs are improving over time.
2. Join an Online Fitness Community
Sent us a tweet @WildTotalFit to join in on our Twitter fitness community and stay tuned for a new fitness Facebook community we will be launching soon!
3. Sleep Your Way to a Six Pack
If you do not get enough sleep your abs will suffer. If you do get enough sleep you will be rested enough for 6 pack shredding exercise.
4. Get a Wicked Workout Playlist
Wicked workout music makes for an intense workout.
5. Join a Sports Team
Sports are an awesome way to get intense exercise on a regular basis. I never miss a game during the regular season for my soccer or hockey team.
6. Start Writing About Fitness
Writing about fitness regularly is a great way to keep your goal of getting abs in mind. Contact me with your article idea if you are interested in working with me and publishing a post about fitness on this blog!
7. Get a Dog
Having a dog that needs to be walked on a daily basis is a great way to compel you to exercise every day.
8. Start Growing a Garden
Growing your own garden is the only way that you can guarantee the food you are eating is free of pesticides and other chemicals.
9. Get Rid of Your Scale
Weight is not an accurate measure of health, fitness, or leanness. Instead try to improve the weights you lift and the way you look.
10. Get Plenty of Vitamin D
Vitamin D is a vital component of robust health
11. Stop Eating Unhealthy Foods
Don’t abuse your body by forcing it to digest the unnatural ingredients that accompany unhealthy food.
12. Be Friends With Fit People
You are the company you keep. If you are friends with fit people there is a strong chance that their fitness will reinforce your own.
13. Eat Smart on the Go
Just because you’re in a hurry does not mean your diet should suffer. There are several healthy ways to eat healthy food no matter where you are.
14. Plan your Meals Ahead of Time
Automate your eating by planning your meals ahead of time. If all of your food choices are pre-planned you can write a plan that aligns with your fitness goals.
15. Strive for Peak Performance at The Gym
Achieve peak performance at the gym is all about keeping your intensity level high and constantly pushing your plateau to the next level.
Nutrition – Tips 31-50
1. Do Your Best to Achieve a Daily Calorie Deficit
If you can achieve a calorie deficit every day you will put yourself in the fast lane on the road to abs!
2. Start Tracking the Food you Eat
3. Integrate New Foods Into Your Diet
Eating a healthy variety of healthy foods is very important for nutritional success.
4. Improve Your Health with Smart Foods
When you eat healthy food you will be rewarded with more energy and a leaner body.
5. Avoid Preservatives and Artificial Additives
Whatever preserves your food, will not preserve your body.
6. Drink More Water!
Drinking plenty of water is vital if you expect to achieve abs.
7. Get Abs Faster by Avoiding Alcohol
The more often you choose alternatives to alcohol like coffee or water the longer and healthier your life will be.
8. Shop Smart at the Grocery Store
Smart grocery shopping can have a huge impact on achieving great looking abs.
9. Drink Green Tea
Green Tea is a great way to keep your system fresh, while getting healthy dose of antioxidants in the process.
10. Drink Delicious Recovery Drinks
After a workout the insulin stores in your body are depleted so the best way to replenish your body is with a sugary drink.
11. Avoid Everything Deep Fried
Deep fried foods contain LDL’s which can cause a fatal heart attack or stroke at any age.
12. Whole Eggs are Exceptionally Nutritious
Eating whole eggs is not only the most natural way to go, it is also the healthiest.
13. Drink Caffeine Before a Workout
Drinking a coffee or an other caffeinated pre-workout drink before the gym is an excellent way to jolt your performance at the gym.
14. Snack Smart
Snack foods can make or break your quest for abs.
15. Switch to 1% Milk
Switching from 2% to 1% milk can cut the butterfat you consume from milk in half! If you drink milk on a daily basis this small change can make a big difference over time.
16. Eat Across the Color Spectrum
Each different color of a fruit or vegetable is a reflection of the unique nutrients that it contains.
17. Fresh Fruits and Vegetables are Best
Fresh food tastes better and contains more nutrients.
18. Burn More Calories by Eating More Protein
Protein boosts your metabolism and allows your body to burn more fat throughout the day.
19. Fish are a Superfood
Fish are a great source of protein, contain hardly any fat, are rich in omega 3 fatty acids, and are one of the only diet based sources of vitamin D!
20. Eat More Fiber
Fiber is essential for healthy digestion and it is a very smart choice to eat food with fiber on a regular basis.
If you are serious about getting great looking abs start putting these strategies into action in your life today!