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Beautifully called Apollo belt, Apollonian lyre or Adonis belt, the V-Cut abs is particularly aesthetic on an athlete’s body. Its visibility depends on the characteristics of your anatomy, but here are my tips for developing it and putting it to the best value.
What is the V-Cut abs ?
Obtenir le V des abdos donne à votre silhouette une ligne incomparable. La développer se fait sur plusieurs fronts.The V-Cut abs is composed of oblique muscles located laterally on the trunk. The external and internal obliques compose, with the right and the large serratus, the abdominal belt. The external oblique is a large flat muscle located on the internal oblique, which itself covers the transverse muscle.
Large and powerful, the obliques fit in the lumbar region and along the iliac crest. They fan out to the abdomen.
They allow lateral inclination, trunk rotation, and pelvis survey. Orienting the trunk to the right involves the right muscle. The obliques are also engaged during the active exhalation, completing the abdominal strap, for a tonic posture.
To carve the V-Cut abs, you have to act on several fronts. I explain this to you right now.
To get V-Cut abs, decrease fat mass
For abdominals, and therefore obliques visible, it takes little fat: about 10%.
To burn abdominal fat, no mystery, it is necessary to reduce the caloric contributions.
I suggest you remove as much as possible carbohydrates and, in general, all processed foods. Beware of starchy foods, such as potatoes, bread, pasta, which are also carbohydrates.
I favor safe, local and organic foods: free-range meat, fish and eggs, for quality protein. I consume a lot of vegetables, fruits, legumes and oilseeds for fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
A warrior training
Fractional high intensity
My solution for losing fat is to exercise on an empty stomach, to keep insulin at a low level. I am planning a hearty meal recovery after training.
To quickly burn fat, I advise all exercises like HIIT or Tabata, every other day or three, to allow the muscle fibers time to rebuild: squats jump, burpees, mountain climber, climb knees, by 10 or 20 repeated 5 times.
The static or dynamic sheathing is excellent for a champion line. It is done every two or three days. I imply the obliques by insisting on the lateral ones.
I like the side sheath: in support on the forearm, the two legs are one on the other, then I form a firm line, holding the pelvis well for 20 seconds. Sometimes I complicate the work by raising the upper leg, tight. I’m doing the other side.
The Spiderman sheath (when climbing on the walls) is also very nice by its cross movement, to be done in 20 seconds.
Linked to the pelvic muscles, the obliques develop particularly well with rotating crunches.
Exercises to try: bike crunch, ankle touch, leg lift, side bending of the bust on the side, alternating 90 °, kneeling on the ground. In the repetition of 15 to 20 for each one of your choice, in sets of 2 to 3.
My personal advice:
The obliques gain to work in long series and without additional weight, to avoid taking too much volume. Indeed, oblique muscles too developed break the silhouette and, through an optical effect, reduce the upper body.
The silhouette is a set of muscles that form a harmony and balance each other. The design of your obliques will be magnificently highlighted by broad shoulders, a slender waist and a well developed right.