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22 April 2005

Build ripped abs

Despite what the TV adverts say, you're not going to get your beach body in a few weeks, no matter how many electric pads you strap to your body or fancy machines you buy.

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Is your six-pack looking more like a "pap sak"? Despite what the TV adverts say, you're not going to get your beach body in a few weeks, no matter how many electric pads you strap to your body or fancy machines you buy. To develop fabulous abs, you need to take the whole-body approach.

But in the end, it is worth it. Just ask the 32,47% of readers of a popular South African woman's magazine who rated abdominals as their favourite muscles on a man's body.

Follow our step-by-step guide and discover the washboard stomach under your beer boep and watch the women swoon.

Step 1.
Visit Health24's Fitness Zone, which is packed with ABsolutely brilliant programmes, such as Fab Abs (Part I) and Fab Abs (part II) to give you rock hard abdominals.

Step 2.
Zone in on ripped abs and learn how to do the six best ab-ataining exercises, step-by-step (with loads of "how-to" pictures).

Step 3.
Do like the Swerve. Remember him? The one in the first Big Brother house with the well-endowed…abdominals? Read his personal account of how he achieved the most well-known abs in the business and then see how you can build curves like The Swerve in six months.

Step 4.
You still want more? Right, visit our body-under-construction hub on the Fitness Zone and learn how to transform your entire body with comprehensive physical training programmes on beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

Step 5.
Have you got balls? If not, maybe you should buy a few, because they're great for chiseling your abs.

Step 6.
Picking up a six pack for a sizzling summer is not for the faint-hearted, remember washboard abs are a fulltime job. And if you've tried everything and you still don't have Swerve's stomach, maybe there's an explanation in your genes?

Step 7.
Any questions? Ask our highly qualified FitnessDoc or our Body Building Coach. If you are battling with a weight problem and can't even see your feet let alone your abdominals, ask DietDoc for help.

 
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