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A 37-year-old member asked:

I want to get a very flat and toned stomach. what workouts and food rules should i follow?

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 26 years experience
Its not food: Even the most toned abdominal muscles will not reveal the abdomen you want if they are buried under a beer gut. Decreasing body fat is a key component of washboard abs. That said, anything that strengthens your core (sit ups, crunches, leg lifts, torsion, etc ) all play a role in building those muscles, so eat healthier, low-cal foods.
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A 43-year-old member asked:

Are there good ways to get a flat and toned stomach?

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 26 years experience
More muscle less fat: Even the most toned abdominal muscles will not reveal the abdomen you want if they are buried under a beer gut. Decreasing body fat is a key component of 'washboard' abs. That said, anything that strengthens your core (sit ups, crunches, leg lifts, torsion, etc ) all play a role in building those muscles.
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