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Those Last 2 Abs for an 8 Pack

what are some good exercises to hit those?

Are those the abs on the bottom? I’m guessing hanging leg raises are good. Put some weight on your legs also if it’s too easy without any additional weight.

Yea hanging leg raises or variations on that movement (e.g. laying down, declined bench, etc.) + very low BF%

[quote]NTB wrote:
what are some good exercises to hit those?[/quote]

Well executed reverse crunches.

Strict, strict diet.

Joe

And remember; Joe should know!! (look at that guy!)

[quote]Vechter wrote:
And remember; Joe should know!! (look at that guy!)[/quote]

That’s not Joe.

Can you show me a picture of someone with an 8-pack? I’ve never seen it and I believe under the bottom pair of the six, it’s one, flat muscle. Unless this is just a joke and I’m a little slow. This is always possible.

By the way, did you ever lose you baby tire ring?

cueball

[quote]rsg wrote:
Vechter wrote:
And remember; Joe should know!! (look at that guy!)

That’s not Joe.[/quote]

Uh… it’s my identical twin brutha…

[quote]cueball wrote:
Can you show me a picture of someone with an 8-pack? I’ve never seen it and I believe under the bottom pair of the six, it’s one, flat muscle. Unless this is just a joke and I’m a little slow. This is always possible.

By the way, did you ever lose you baby tire ring?

cueball[/quote]

Yeah… i saw a picture of a guy with an 8 pack - and the top 2 looked like the bottom of his ribs or something and made it seem like he had a full, seperate 8 abs.

i agree though.

Not everyone has an 8 pack. Genetics decide how big your abs are, if you have a 6 or 8 pack, and etc.

Drink lots of coffee, take some HOT-ROX, about a KG of green beans and some oats.

a couple of trips to the toilet for a massive shit each day should sort your 8 pack out.

chutec is right, it’s a pure diet issue.

[quote]Fulmen wrote:
Not everyone has an 8 pack. Genetics decide how big your abs are, if you have a 6 or 8 pack, and etc.[/quote]

So you are saying that there are a number of people who do, due to genetic differences? Aside from a genetic anomoly (sp?) I think not.

I ask again, pics please.

cueball

[quote]Fulmen wrote:
Not everyone has an 8 pack. Genetics decide how big your abs are, if you have a 6 or 8 pack, and etc.[/quote]

Very true. There are lots of pro bodybuilders who have veins on their abs but don’t have 8-packs.

Theres a pic of runningback Adrian Peterson, looks like he has 10 abs.

Some of us have 8, and some 6. Some have 6 with a band of muscle under the 6. And others have a 2 pack under there.

Of course low body fat will show it, along with improved muscularity of the abdominals.

[quote]Fulmen wrote:
Not everyone has an 8 pack. Genetics decide how big your abs are, if you have a 6 or 8 pack, and etc.[/quote]

The Rectus Abdominus has 8 parts to it. The bottom two are generally very flat and it’s damn near impossible to see the line inbetween the two. It generally looks like a flat muscle. In my abs you can clearly see the top 6 and when i’m dieted down to seriously low bf% you can see the “v” that the bottom part of the rectus abdominus makes just above the pelvis or your dick pretty much. Genetics decide how fast your metabolism is and the way they are spread out, etc. Training and diet effect how visble they are. For example look at jay cutler, his abs are not symmetrical at all yet he has just as many abs in his rectus abdominus as the rest of us. if you have more or less you must’ve picked up an extra chromosome somewhere during fertalization in yo mommas womb :stuck_out_tongue:

Now the best way to hit lower abs in my opinion is any form of leg raises. Following all ab exercises try lying on your back with your hands just under the sides of your glutes. Raise your feet off the ground about 3 inches with legs straight. Hold it there until failure. The whole rectus abdominus is worked through pretty much any exercise requiring stability or any ab exercise. You can place emphasis on certain parts tho.

To be honest tho it won’t matter what exercise you do its going to be your diet in the end that gets your abs that visible.

my opinions…

Gerdy

The rectus abdominus is the part visible that we all shoot for. Although all have a genetic difference in the proportions and aesthetics of their abdominals, we all have 8 parts…check it out.

Gerdy

[quote]Dirty Gerdy wrote:
The rectus abdominus is the part visible that we all shoot for. Although all have a genetic difference in the proportions and aesthetics of their abdominals, we all have 8 parts…check it out.

Gerdy[/quote]

Interesting. I can honestly say I’ve NEVER seen ANYONE, pro or otherwise with a visible separation between the lowest two.

cueball


michael lockett.

[quote]cueball wrote:
Dirty Gerdy wrote:
The rectus abdominus is the part visible that we all shoot for. Although all have a genetic difference in the proportions and aesthetics of their abdominals, we all have 8 parts…check it out.

Gerdy

Interesting. I can honestly say I’ve NEVER seen ANYONE, pro or otherwise with a visible separation between the lowest two.

cueball[/quote]

And you probably never will. The lower part of the abs do not bulge out into a sort of “ball” shape like the rest of the abs. Somebody, however, can make the bottom part visible, but not the seperation, it will look like one plat ab in the bottom.

Gerdy