10 Reasons Your Ab Exercises Aren't Working
If you're struggling to see your six pack, you could be making one of these mistakes.
10 Reasons You aren't Getting the Abs You Want
As the weather warms, we’re all forced to do that same rather scary thing: unearth the bathing suit and take a good, hard look in the mirror. I did it just last week and was relieved to see that my job as fitness editor at Prevention had kept my abs from going too far south. Still, given all the hours I clock at the gym, I wouldn’t mind seeing a little more definition. That’s when I realized I needed to fine-tune my game. If you’ve been putting in the effort and still don’t have the abs you’re after, take heart, you’re not alone. Here are 10 slipups that mess with your six pack abs—plus expert fixes and ab exercises to get you back on track.
Published March 2012, Prevention
Updated March 2012