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How often should I train my lower abs to get the best results possible?

For best results from your abdominal training, try incorporating a variety of different types and styles of exercise into your routine on a daily or every-other day basis.  This will ensure that your program is well-rounded and that you will not increase the chances of getting injured by overworking the same muscles or performing too much of one exercise.  For example, one day you can perform variations of the prone iso-ab exercise, on the next day you can perform ball crunches, and on the third day you can perform the knee-up exercise.  The lower abs are involved in all three exercises, they are just used in different capacities during each.  This type of routine is great because it challenges the abs in different ways, stimulating them more effectively than doing the same routine everyday.  In addition to proper resistance training and abdominal stregnthening, another critical element to seeing results, especially in the ab region of the body, is proper nutrition.

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