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Building Your Six Pack - How To Get Great Abs Fast
By: Mike Singh
Studies have shown that those with a "spare tire" around their waist are more likely to get health related medical illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes and others than those without that spare tire hanging around. Read this article and you will be well on your way to building the coveted 'six-pack'.


Your abdominal muscles, otherwise known as your abs, are extremely important in your physical health. Your abdominal muscles are at the very core of your body and can help the rest of your body stay healthy. Studies have shown that those with a "spare tire" around their waist are more likely to get health related medical illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes and others than those without that spare tire hanging around.
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Studies have also shown that those with strong abdominal muscles are less likely to suffer from a back injury. This is because your abs are strong and by working your abs, you are usually working your back muscles at the same time and you might not even know it! You can even improve your posture with strong abs.


1) Description of the various ab muscles - You have more than one ab muscle in your torso. There are six abdominal muscles in your body. On the sides you have what are called your internal and external obliques. You also have transverses abdominis, which actually goes all around the front of your stomach to your back. There is also the rectus abdominis, which is right in the middle and lower parts of your abdominis. When you see someone with a "six pack" that is their rectus abdominis. There are muscles that actually help your spinal cord that are called spinal flexors.


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