It is ever man’s dream of having that perfectly shaped, having eight-pack abs as they say. But achieving is level of body shape is not achieved on an overnight abs work out. It requires numerous and repetitive exercise that will mold and strengthen the abdominal muscles.
According to exercise experts, leg exercise is one of the most essential work outs that you must get engaged with if you wanted to have abs. Of course, you need to pair the leg exercise with other extensive exercises to achieve the best results. It was found out that this lower body activity helps a lot in achieving the muscles contraction for the formation of the abs.
Based on the book “Convict Conditioning” of the author Paul Wade, the prisoners are one of the groups of people who are having the best set of abs. Why? It is because they are able to do an average of about 4 to 5 sets of 15-20 leg raises each day. This very complex exercise will yield perfectly shaped abdomen as the reward.
It is not said that you need to go for the very complex hanging leg raise at an instant. Of course, you can start doing the simpler exercises. And little by little you climb into the level of exercise difficulty. For best results, you need to have 4 to 5 sets of leg exercise twice a week.
But it must be noted that the abs that you are dreaming to have will never be visible unless you combined the leg raises with proper diet. It is very important that you know the right choice of foods. Once you have mastered the hanging leg raise, there is no need to look for any other forms of exercise because it is already proven that this exercise alone will give the best results.