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When working out your midsection it is possible to see a big difference in your core as long as you stick to a flat abs plan and put in the necessary work. You do not need to work out for too long, as even a few minutes will suffice so long as you work smart. Here is a flat abs plan that is sure to get you flat abs.

Amp your cardio

HIIT is your closest ally when toning your abs and it has been scientifically proven as a significant belly-fat blaster because you use more fat for fuel during these training sessions than when you are in a steady state. Cardio intervals can be performed with any type of movement that makes use of several primary muscle groups and it gets the heart rate up in seconds. Be it jump rope, speed skater lunges, burpees, squat jumps, or sprinting- they all work. Regardless of your choice, push yourself, recover, and then start over again. This is the best way to burn more calories in less time.

Lift heavier weights

Weightlifting is an essential part of personal fitness and it is a great way to build lean muscle in your core. If you want to get flat abs effectively, you need to concentrate on using substantial weights for full-body moves; this includes ball slams, push-ups, deadlifts, and weighted squats. Ab tightening is incorporated into each rep as you prepare your core to perform the move. Bigger moves equate to a more significant calorie burn. Heavier exercises can boost calorie burn by up to 72 hours after your workout and they have a significantly dynamic effect on ab fat because the increase hormones that help to burn it.

Keep engaging

Your abs should always be engaged in each session, set, and rep. As you train, pull back your belly button toward the spine and lock the ribs down around your belly button; this will help you brace the spine and it will offer more power for your movements. This will ultimately allow you to give more for your movements and also get more out of your session.

For more tips or assistance to get you the flat abs you are looking for, stop by Anatomy 201 in Bergen County, NJ and check out our personal training, nutrition, and group training programs.