This is one of the mostly asked questions among those who have just decided to do something to achieve a good looking stomach.
Unfortunately, there is no good answer for this question as we are all different. We come with different body type, body fat percentage, weight, height and metabolism level which should be taken in account.
[thrive_text_block color=”blue” headline=””]Anyway, there is a method you can use to determine approximately how much time it will take to get six pack abs. Firstly, you should know your body fat level. Here is a tool you can use to check it.
In order to see your abs, the body fat level must be around 7-8% for men and 16-18% for women. So, if your current level is 18%, you should need to lose 10% if you are a male. Let’s say you can lose 0.5% per week with diet, abs exercises and cardio. In that case, you will need approx. 20 weeks to see your abs.[/thrive_text_block]
This is just a tip and not a scientifically-proof method. Considering that there are so many factors, you may achieve flat abs sooner or later.
Here are few books that may help to learn more.
How to Get Six Pack
In addition, there is another factor which we should not forget that is how hard you want to get six pack abs. Many people think that by doing some abs exercises will do magic, and when they do not see any results in some weeks, they give up.
You must be patient, unwavering and you should try different methods. You need to set up short and long-term goals and enjoy what you are doing.
Anyway, there are two main parts of getting six pack abs: doing effective training to work all of your abdominal muscles and getting rid of the fat that covers your abs.
Effective ab training means you do various ab exercises which work all parts of your midsection. You do optimal number of sets and repetitions. It is also essential how intensive your workout routines are, and you should perform the exercises correctly.
Since all of us have different fitness level and ab muscle strengths, you have to find the optimal workout routine by testing different ones. Eventually, you should increase the intensity of your routines regularly in order to get results.
Getting rid of belly fat is one of the things that people usually forget. No matter who good training you have and how powerful your muscles are if your stomach is covered with fat. There are two ways to get rid of belly fat by doing cardio and being on a healthy diet.
Cardio can be anything which helps to raise your pulse and makes you sweating. You can do walking, running, aerobics etc. Just do these trainings at least 3-4 times a week.
In my point of view diet is the key to achieve that six pack abs. No matter how well you train your body, if you take in too many fatty and sweet things day by day.
Again everybody needs different sorts of diet plan to achieve weight and fat loss based on his or her body type and level of body fat. There are various plans you can choose from, but I follow 5 rules, which have helped me to lose weight and get rid of that stubborn belly fat.
- I take in a lot of protein-rich foods.
- My last meal is 3 hours before I go to bed.
- I get rid of things which are full of low quality carbohydrates like bread, crunches and other junk food.
- I eat a lot of veggies, fruits, berries, nuts and other foods which are proved to help with reducing belly fat.
- I drink a lot of water.
This infographic puts together the most important facts you need to know about getting six pack.
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