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    How many reps/sets for abs

    For all other muscles it seems pretty straightforward, but I'd imaging higher reps/sets would be better for abs. What works best for you?

    Also is training abs every third day ok?
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    Originally Posted by ericos96 View Post
    For all other muscles it seems pretty straightforward, but I'd imaging higher reps/sets would be better for abs. What works best for you?

    Also is training abs every third day ok?
    Let me start this off by saying, everyone is different, and different things work for different people. Personally I work abs every other day, and I don't do like super high reps. For other muscles i stay in the 6-10 rep range, but for abs I am stay around, 12-15. Usually 12, But I also most of my exercises are either very difficult weightless, or basic ones that use weight.

    Either way, figure it out for yourself. See what works, but yeah in general abs take higher reps then say chest
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    Originally Posted by ericos96 View Post
    For all other muscles it seems pretty straightforward, but I'd imaging higher reps/sets would be better for abs. What works best for you?

    Also is training abs every third day ok?
    Personally,

    I just do weighted ab exercises on Mondays and Thursdays.

    But yeah, it really depends on YOU. Play around with it, figure out what works for you.
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    I treat it like any other body part and include it in my 3 day split.

    Same 8-12 reps, with heavy weight
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    i do swisss ball sit ups you get more extension and there harder if you do it right
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    Good advice from a body building friend of mine..abs are made in the kitchen not in the gym. You don't have to kill your abs, just stimulate them. Work them every training day and with a good diet and cardio you WILL see results.
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