Should I Starve Myself to Get Abs? (3 Ab-Starving Facts)

Should I Starve Myself to Get Abs

It’s a question I see asked fairly often, “Should I Starve Myself to Get Abs?” Let’s face facts, most of us want a fantastic set of ripped and chiselled abs. However, wanting abs and actually achieving them seems like they’re world’s apart. In fact, you’ve probably done everything possible to achieve that coveted six-pack. But, … Read more

Should I Do Cardio or Abs First? (4 Cardio-Ab Training Facts)

Should I Do Cardio or Abs First?

It’s the age-old question that we all want an answer to, “Should I Do Cardio or Abs First?” You know as well as me that in order to produce a great set of abs you’ll need to get your body fat percentage quite low. So, this typically means that you’ll train certain compound exercises, cardio, … Read more

Can I Get Abs While on Creatine? (5 Creatine Ab-Producing Facts)

Can I Get Abs While on Creatine

It’s a question that gets asked time-and-time again, “Can I Get Abs While on Creatine?” We all know what a great supplement creatine is when it comes to building lean muscle and recovery. However, there’s always the worry that you’re going to retain water, and therefore your abs won’t be visible. This probably isn’t an … Read more

Should I Train Abs While Bulking? (5 Ab-Training Bulking Facts)

Should I Train Abs While Bulking

I was quite surprised to discover that this was such a commonly-asked question, “Should I Train Abs While Bulking?” I guess most lifters view bulking as a way to gain weight and add as much muscle mass as possible. However, as you’re eating at a calories surplus you’ll typically also gain body fat as well. … Read more

Why Do My Upper Abs Stick Out? (5 Factors to Consider)

Why Do My Upper Abs Stick Out

Ever wondered, “Why Do My Upper Abs Stick Out?” Let;s face facts, we all want a great set of looking abs. However, there’s nothing worse than having some type of ab imperfection, perhaps one that even looks like a deformity. Something that many of you may “suffer” from is your upper abs sticking out. I … Read more

Why Do I Shake So Much When Doing a Plank? (4 Factors to Consider)

Why Do I Shake So Much When Doing a Plank

Ever wondered, “Why Do I Shake So Much When Doing a Plank?” Whether you’re new to exercise or a seasoned athlete, I’m sure you experienced the sensation of shaking during planks. For some of you this may not occur until you’re well into your “set”. Whereas for others you are literally trembling violently after no … Read more

Why Does My Tailbone Hurt When I Do Leg Raises? (5 Factors to Consider)

Why Does My Tailbone Hurt When I Do Leg Raises

Who’s asked, “Why Does My Tailbone Hurt When I Do Leg Raises?” The lower abs are notoriously difficult to train and tone. I’m sure many of us have a decent set of upper abs, but the lower abs are nowhere to be seen. Lying leg raises and hanging leg raises are a great way to … Read more

Why Do Planks Hurt My Knees? (4 Factors to Consider)

Why Do Planks Hurt My Knees

Ever wondered, “Why Do Planks Hurt My Knees?” Planks are without doubt a great core exercise. Plus, they are relatively simple to perform. And yet, they don’t come without their problems. One such issue seems to be that some of you may experience knee pain either during or after performing planks. So, what exactly is … Read more

Why Are My Abs Sore From Pull Ups? (5 Things to Consider)

Why Are My Abs Sore From Pull Ups

Who’s wondered, “Why Are My Abs Sore From Pull Ups?” I’m sure we can all agree that pull ups are a fantastic exercise. Plus, there are few better upper back and lat builders out there. And the fact that you can get a great workout with just a bar and your own body weight makes … Read more

Why Do I Get Sore Obliques After Deadlifts? (4 Facts You Need to Know)

Why Do I Get Sore Obliques After Deadlifts

Have you ever wondered why you get sore obliques after deadlifts? You expect to feel a certain amount of soreness in various muscles. I mean, come on, the deadlift is about as big a movement as you’re going to hit in the gym. So, some soreness is a common occurrence. However, this will typically be … Read more