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Old 25-Jan-05, 01:50 PM   #1
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the men's "V" muscle


how can i define the men's "V" muscle below your abs?
my abs are there but i want that "V" muscle to be really
visible. HELP!
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Old 25-Jan-05, 02:34 PM   #2
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First you must ensure you've built up your entire ab muscle complex, then it's up to lowering your overall body fat % through proper diet and calorie expenditure (cardio). Only then will those sought after lines show up. :
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Old 25-Jan-05, 02:43 PM   #3
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And work on those leg lifts too.
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Old 25-Jan-05, 08:36 PM   #4
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how can i get rid of the chest bones being seen....when i stretch when working out ...u can see my skeleton...........is it normal
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Old 26-Jan-05, 11:10 AM   #5
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You just need to work on adding more lean muscle mass. The more lean muscle mass you add, the less your bones will show and the more muscle will show instead. This will take time, so be patient but very consistent. :
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Old 26-Jan-05, 11:50 AM   #6
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As I've heard, squats are really good for this. If you think about it, when you go into the form of a squat, take a second and look at the position of your hips. That whole "v" muscle thing is being worked, as well as your lower abs. Your lower abs and obliques are a huge part in that whole "V" look.
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Old 27-Jan-05, 08:14 PM   #7
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My favorite moves for these muscles (the ladies favorite) are leg raises (both lieing on a bench and vertical) sideways situps on a decline bench, most twisty machines are pretty good also. As alway do all with wieght and go hard.
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Old 27-Jan-05, 10:59 PM   #8
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I think that leg raises do a good job of targeting the lower abs.
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Old 28-Jan-05, 03:29 AM   #9
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Here's a good piece of info in regard to leg raises, about the mechanics of the movement:

http://www.exrx.net/WeightTraining/Myths.html

And from the exrx.net entry for Lying Leg Raise:

" Rectus Abdominis and Obliques only contract dynamically if actual waist flexion occurs. With no waist flexion, Rectus Abdominis and External Oblique will only act to stabilize the pelvis and waist during hip flexion. It may be necessary to completely flex the hips before waist flexion is possible. "
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Old 07-Feb-05, 05:51 PM   #10
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When this muscle is contracted how does you body move?
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