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Old 04-24-2012, 07:50 AM   #1
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Old 04-24-2012, 07:58 AM   #2
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I appreciate having a strong and thick core because I am much more concerned with strength than looks. At almost 50 years of age, my days of turning the ladie's heads is about over anyways. But having a strong core will help me with my strength goals even though I'm not a powerlifter; More of a squat and Press guy than a Deadlift and Bench guy.
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I have no visible abs now whatsoever but my core is stronger, more stable and therefore more useful than when I did. 12 months of weighted ab training has left me looking fat but feeling rock solid to touch. It has made me more stable walking out heavy squats and I am sure it has helped other lifts as well.

Visible abs are found in the kitchen. Strong abs are found in the gym.

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Strong abs. I want my abs and back as strong as possible as I age.
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Old 04-24-2012, 09:45 AM   #5
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Strong abs. I want my abs and back as strong as possible as I age.
Agree with you there.

Can't have both?
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Nothing wrong with having both. But I live in Wisconsin and like my winter fat.
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Strong core and Ab's.

Then the wisdom to get super leaned out, to show them off at shows.
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Nothing wrong with having both. But I live in Wisconsin and like my winter fat.
lol, wish i could join ya brother. Eating and lifting all day long
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