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  1. Wolf1099 is offline

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    Ab Training question

    Konichi wa. I have a question about training the abdominals. If one were to use low repetitions with heavy resistance with crunches, what would be their results? Good bye.

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    The results would be a pretty good burn. Also ensure your lower back is strong enough as well.
    I do mine on a decline bench with a plate on my chest.

    Result: Your abs will grow given proper nourishment.
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    One of the most important things you can do if you're doing a lot of ab work is to work your lower back, as Piz mentioned. If your lower back isn't at least nearly as strong you'll have major back problems. I have heard that shin splints arise for analogous reasons, the calf is far stronger that the tibialis anterior and other anterior flexors. Don't know for sure about that.

    If you are including weights into your ab routine do so cautiously and judiciously.

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    What works for me is some isometric like excercises where I just contract my abs as hard as I can for as long as I can slowly exhale. The cool thing about this is you can do it almost anywhere, anytime. I do it driving, at work, or watching TV. I also make a point keep my abs tight as possible while doing other excercises.
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    I do that in front the mirror.

    But make sure you don't have Mexican before you do the straining.
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    Try Pilates.
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    Two things I can add…

    I agree with the decline bench with the weight for the abs, also combined with strengthening your back (and sides) with a weight on the hyperextension bench. That gives you a natural weight belt that will protect you from a wide range of lifting injuries as well as being able to take punches.

    Also from what I understand you can work your abs every day since they regenerate at a faster rate than your other muscles.

    As far as having abs that look good aesthetically, only dieting can do that, or rather a low fat diet combined with fat burning exercises (running).

    The other thing I have had done before (in kickboxing) was that they had someone drop a medicine ball on my stomach repeatedly as I lay on the floor. Anyone else had that done? I always wondered if it was safe in the long term?
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    If your working your abs with sufficient intensity you won't be able to work them everyday. If your abs are sore you should not work them. Wait for them to recover before your next workout.

    For the best results you should employ both high rep sets and heavy weighted sets. Adaptation is the key just like all muscles. Keep your muscles guessing. Change things up fairly regularly or your muscles will have no reason to grow.
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