Are You Committed?

July 27, 2015 by  
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Commitment is a fairly loaded word. Ask around in enough places and you will find that commitment is required from so many different people in so many different situations. It is a quality desired in, and missing from, men in a relationship. It is also demanded of employees under contract to a company. Commitment requires that you pick a position and stick to it.

It is essential that you display commitment when you are looking to get the body condition that you feel is important to you. To achieve anything, you need to be able to commit. If you are able to show commitment, you will be able to stick to things when times are difficult. Sometimes, losing weight and building muscle will throw difficulties at you, and then you need to be ready for it.

There is a certain element in marketing that tells you that it is possible to have what you want without compromising and without pushing yourself. This is persuasive because people want to believe it. It would be marvellous if it were true, but it just isn’t. Sometimes, you have to compromise and push yourself.

If you are committed, then you will see good results from your endeavors. The more committed you are, the easier you will find it to be successful and to roll over the difficulties that you encounter in any activity. If you commit to improving your abs, you will end up with the right results. Don’t shrink away from the challenge.

A Cosmetic Difference Or A Real Benefit

July 22, 2015 by  
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When you see an absurdly toned dancer or actor flouncing around a TV screen with their bulging abs showing, it is easy to come to the conclusion that they are simply showing off a look that will make some people find them attractive. It is equally easy to conclude that they look absolutely ridiculous, and to associate good abs with bad music. But there are good reasons to build better abs.

Your abdominal muscles are an essential part of your core strength. “Core strength” is a phrase used very often on sports casts both on television and on radio. A player who runs sixty yards leaving opponents in his wake one minute, and when he tries the exact same thing ends up falling over his feet, will often be dubbed as lacking “core strength”. So what is this core strength?

Well, the abdominal muscles are, as you will see if you stand in front of the mirror, around your center. Along with the back muscles and spine, they provide support for the whole body, and if they are weak then they will pose a problem for any kind of strenuous activity. Building those muscles is not just a matter of making teenage girls buy your album, it is about being and feeling fitter.

If you build your abdominal muscles in the right way, then you will find that all other exercise becomes much easier. If you are planning to get fit all over, the best place to start is with the core muscles, and this means getting the best abs you can.

The Best Abs – But At What Cost?

July 19, 2015 by  
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In life, nothing comes for free. This does not mean that you have to pay cash for everything, mind you, but that everything that is worth having requires you to compromise. You can acquire money, possessions and property in life by being selfish and only looking out for yourself, but the time will come when your lack of empathy costs you something of worth.

This is something that people need to be aware of. There is nothing worth having that can be had without some form of sacrifice. If the thing you want most is to have rock hard abs, you cannot just wish them into being. You have to work for them, and you may also have to pay cash to get them. It is for the best if these are the only sacrifices you have to make.

Look at professional sportspeople and body builders. Although there are rigorous drug-testing procedures in these fields there are still professionals who will go to the lengths of breaking the rules to get the body shape they feel they need. When it comes to training simply to get a look that you are happy with, it is all the easier to be tempted to take drugs.

Drugs are one of the most dangerous short cuts a person can take – recreational drugs will ape positive physical and mental feelings, but leave a trail of destruction when they wear off. Physique-enhancing drugs may well make you better built, but this may come at the cost of your physical health. While some supplements are fine, beware of the drugs that do you harm.

The Mythical Six Pack – Do You Have One?

July 9, 2015 by  
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Good abdominal muscles are something that are coveted by a large percentage of the world’s population. A six pack you could bounce coins off is something to be coveted, particularly if you are a man, or so we are led to believe. And yet, a massive number of us not only don’t have a six pack but seem well on our way to developing a party keg instead.

It is impossible to avoid reminders of the six pack we are asked to cultivate. Watch any number of pop videos and you will find that these impossibly young and energetic stars all seem to have the mythical six pack. How did they manage it? You can go through a training regime that seems to be up there with what the Navy Seals carry out, and still not have what you are looking for.

Should you just give it up as an impossibility? I mean, it would be fantastic to have that six pack, but there are plenty of people who manage to get along without it. Does it matter all that much? If you feel comfortable with how you look, do you need to go to the effort of working on the abs until you are exhausted (but sculpted)?

The truth is that you are the only one who can decide if you want, need and can get the six pack look. If you want to be a successful pop star then the chances are that you will have to try and get those abs. If you want to model sports gear or underwear, then you’ll find it hard to get work without those abs. So do you want the six pack, or are you happy with a keg?