How To Get V Shaped Abs With These EASY Steps

So how does someone get that highly sought after V..

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How To Get V Shaped Abs With These EASY Steps

So how does someone get that highly sought after V Shaped Abs look in the lower stomach area?

What is V Shaped Abs?

V shaped abs is the appearance in your lower abdominal area. It’s two cuts which can be visible with a low enough body fat percentage.

These cuts start in the lower oblique area and then go down and angle inwards to create a sort of v shape.

How to achieve the V Shape

For these cuts to be visible a body fat percentage of around 10% or less is needed.

The lower your body fat percentage is the easier it will be for those cuts to be visible.

You may think the best way to achieve this look is to perform loads of stomach exercises, abdominal crunches and sit ups and that sort of thing.

However this is not the right way to go about it for the simple reason that these types of exercises are not the best way to lower your body fat percentage.

You would just end up with strong abdominals with the same level of body fat covering them so they will never be seen.

Step 1 Lower Your Body Fat Percentage

Start with modifying your diet, don’t go on a diet just improve your current diet. It’s impossible for me to know what sort of diet everybody has so I will just give some general diet tips.

Get an idea of how many calories you should be consuming each day to maintain a healthy weight.

On average it’s around 2000 calories per day for men and 1600 calories per day for women. So now you have a number to work with.

The next step is to find out actually how many you are consuming per day.

The key to burning body fat is to burn off more calories than you consume.

So now you have a roundabout figure of how many calories you should be consuming and what you actually are consuming.

If your intake is higher than what it should be then simply start reducing your intake.

Calories are important however it’s not the only thing to be aware of. Improve your diet by dropping or reducing certain foods and replacing them with others.

Eat plenty of fruit, vegetables and good clean quality protein sources for example tuna, milk, eggs, beans and nuts.

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Step 2 Exercise 

High intensity interval training (HIIT) is a new and great way of exercising for effective fat burning.

High interval training is great for cardio and muscular development, both are great for burning off some body fat.

So train regular with decent intensity. HIIT, cardio and weight training are all good for burning off calories.

Beginner HIIT Workout

The best way to get started with HIIT would be to keep things simple and progress from there.

Keeping in mind that these workouts will require some time to recover from, they are best performed at a frequency of about 3 times per week on non-weight-lifting days.

Each workout should be outlined similar to this beginner’s layout:

Beginner’s Layout

  • Minutes 1-4 (Warm-Up) Jog at about 50% effort
  • Minute 5 (Workout Interval 1) Sprint 30 seconds at maximum effort Jog/Walk 30 seconds
  • Minute 6 (Workout Interval 2) Sprint 30 seconds at maximum effort Jog/Walk 30 seconds
  • Minute 7 (Workout Interval 3) Sprint 30 seconds at maximum effort Jog/Walk 30 seconds
  • Minute 8 (Workout Interval 4) Sprint 30 seconds at maximum effort Jog/Walk 30 seconds
  • Minutes 9-12 (Cool-Down) Jog at about 50% effort

After every two workout sessions, one can increase the number of “workout” intervals they do each time up until about 10 total “workout” intervals.

This will allow for a steady progression of fitness levels, and help one realize the full potential and results of interval training.

8 Week HIIT Workout:

Weeks 1-2

  • Monday – AM Full Body Weight Training
  • Tuesday – PM HIIT Workout 30 Seconds Brisk Walk, 30 Seconds Sprint, Repeat 7 More Times (8 Minutes Total)
  • Wednesday – AM Full Body Weight Training
  • Thursday – PM HIIT Workout 30 Seconds Brisk Walk, 30 Seconds Sprint, Repeat 7 More Times (8 Minutes Total)
  • Friday – AM Full Body Weight Training
  • Saturday and Sunday – Rest

Weeks 3-4

  • Monday – AM Full Body Weight Training
  • Tuesday – PM HIIT Workout 30 Seconds Brisk Walk, 30 Seconds Sprint, Repeat 9 More Times (10 Minutes Total)
  • Wednesday – AM Full Body Weight Training
  • Thursday – PM HIIT Workout 30 Seconds Brisk Walk, 30 Seconds Sprint, Repeat 9 More Times (10 Minutes Total)
  • Friday – AM Full Body Weight Training
  • Saturday and Sunday – Rest

Weeks 5-6

  • Monday – AM Full Body Weight Training
  • Tuesday – PM HIIT Workout 30 Seconds Jog, 30 Seconds Sprint, Repeat 11 More Times (12 Minutes Total)
  • Wednesday – AM Full Body Weight Training
  • Thursday – PM HIIT Workout 30 Seconds Jog, 30 Seconds Sprint, Repeat 11 More Times (12 Minutes Total)
  • Friday – AM Full Body Weight Training
  • Saturday and Sunday – Rest

Weeks 7-8

  • Monday – AM Full Body Weight Training
  • Tuesday – PM HIIT Workout 30 Seconds Jog, 30 Seconds Sprint, Repeat 14 More Times (15 Minutes Total)
  • Wednesday – AM Full Body Weight Training
  • Thursday – PM HIIT Workout 30 Seconds Jog, 30 Seconds Sprint, Repeat 14 More Times (15 Minutes Total)
  • Friday – AM Full Body Weight Training
  • Saturday and Sunday – Rest
  • Notes: Brisk walk and jog are at 65-75% of your Maximum Heart Rate (MHR) Sprint is at 90-95% of your MHR

Step 3 Develop Those Abdominals

Performing stomach exercises will help those V shaped cuts and your abdominals to become visible.

Developing your abdominal area will push out the abs and those V shaped cuts to make them more prominent.

Ideally you want to be targeting the lower abdominal area, here is a list of exercises to help with that.

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Daniel Messer, RNutr, CPT
Daniel Messer, RNutr, CPT

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