Abdominal work does not reduce. Only nutrition and a workout with a minimum of rest between sets can reduce.
Defining A Marvellous Midsection
Contrary to popular opinion, you cannot produce localized spot reduction by performing a few sets of sit-ups every day.
Vince Gironda, I do not have access to a gym as I live in the country and have no car. I do have a barbell and dumbbell set. I was wondering if you could give me exercises for my abs I can do at home.
Aside from causing lordosis, research has proven that leg raises and sit-ups are not effective as abdominal trimmers or developers.
Vince Gironda Low Abdo Special (The Hip Roll) is best done with the back flat on a table plus the head and shoulders rolled forward and the hands flat on the table besides the hips.
Is there any special ab exercises I can do that lets me handle heavy weights and will really build and thicken my abs?
Any weight I gain goes right to the waistline, but if any is lost it comes from the rest of my body. Would you care to give me some advice or program on how to alleviate this unsightly sag?
I suggested he check with Vince Gironda, who owns the gym where he trained.
Weight-gainers can keep that 28-inch waist and still gain up to 60-pounds by eating small quantities of food five to six times daily, rather than stuffing themselves at one sitting.
The best abdominals I ever saw belonged to French – Canadian gym owner Leo Robert.