If you want to get ripped abs at home, it is possible if you can even out abdominal muscles. Sculpted abs with perfect symmetry is possible for you. Let’s find out what you can do to get your six-pack abs at home.
Burn more fat
This is a no-brainer. If there is a layer of fat above your abs, then even though you have ripped abs, it will not show. To show your ripped abs, you will have to burn that layer of fat. If you got definition in your upper abs but not in your lower abs, then you should check whether you have a layer of fat across your lower abs. If you have that, you will have to lose weight and fat. Spot reduction is not possible and you will have to lose fat from your whole body. We have a tendency to store more fat in the lower abdomen then other parts of our body. Some people are almost skinny but they have great abs because they do not have that extra fat layer in the abdomen. It is easier for them to get ripped abs in comparison to someone who has a tendency of storing more fat in the abdominal region. It becomes frustrating when you have a great body and you also have this ripped abs but because of the fat layer covering it, it is not visible to anyone. Focus on your lower abs and try to burn more fat which will help you to remove the fat layer and your abs will be visible to other people and also to you.
Check your posture
If the lower belly is pushing out but at the same time your upper abs are lifted and supported, you might have a bad posture. In case your upper abs are pooching out but the lower belly is flat, then also it means you have and bad posture. Take help from trainers, experts or watch reduce properly to see where you are making a mistake and correct that mistake. It may need some time to correct your posture but it is doable and once you correct it, your ripped abs will be much more visible to other people.
A balanced routine
If you don’t have a layer of fat over your lower abdomen, you need to check your exercises because if you are doing something wrong in your exercises, then also you may not be able to shed off the extra fat and show your spectacular abs. However, that does not mean that crunches is the answer to this problem. You will have to work it from your pubic bone to your rib cage. You have to work on your legs, hip flexors and oblique. You need a balanced routine which will focus on all these important parts which will help you to show your ripped abs.
Love handles mostly show up because of weak obliques. These are the layers of muscle that flank the rectus abdominis. They're very important in stabilizing your core. They stretch diagonally across the abdomen and help in stabilizing your core. Because of the obliques, you can rotate your core. If you can define your obliques, it will help you to get a ripped abs look. Generally twisting exercises will help you to define these obliques. You can perform light twisting exercises which include the Russian twist, plank twist, walking lunges with twists and others.