My Personal Experience With Ab Workouts For Men
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My Personal Experience With Ab Workouts for Men

In today's world image is everything. Everyone is hoping to find out how to get abs in a week or even less. I am even guilty of wondering how to get abs in a week.

I am a single dad with five kids. Like many men, I got too busy taking care of the kids and kind of let myself go. I let myself get away with the excuse that no one expected me to have the perfect body. After all, I do have five kids. I have made nothing but excuses here.

I have had brief affairs with exercise. I have a love/hate relationship with my treadmill. I have one of those weird ab machines and a whole drawer of those burn fat fast pills that had me jittery than seven cups of coffee.

Effective Ab Workouts - Maybe

Now, I am looking for an effective set of ab workouts for men because my stomach is the worse area.

I have tried to do crunches, all kinds of exercises and even some cardio to burn a few extra calories. I did pretty well for a while and I even lost a few pounds. However, I still remained thick in the middle and continued to wonder how to get abs in a week.

Many of the ab workouts for men claim that there will be almost immediate results, but I find myself getting discouraged after the first month or so. I am an instant gratification type of guy, so this is a problem for me.

Misleading Infomercials

There are so many late night advertisements make what seem to be outrageous claims filled with testimonies of people happy to shoe their midriffs to the world. They talk about reducing body fat and sculpting the abdominal muscles into the perfect six packs.

Some of the methods used to get the most coveted physique are crunches, cardio and even dietary supplements. In my mind, I know that there is not a magic pill or supplement, however I find myself holding onto the hope that I will find one eventually.

I find myself watching and being intrigued by the different programs and exercise machine that are available as well as all kinds of advice on the web and television claiming to know the secrets of how to get abs in a week.

There Are No Quick Fixes

I have not seen a stomach muscle in many years and I figure I need to start somewhere. The problem is that once you notice and admit that there is a real problem, you are often too far gone past the point of a quick fix.

At that point, you have to enlist a new attitude accompanied by a new way of living. That is really hard to do when you have work and home life to juggle. It is hard not to eat with the kids because now you have to prepare two sets of meals because the kids are just too picky to spring health foods on them all of the sudden.


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