Hold on! Are you saying that no matter how many crunches I do, I may never get a six pack? Why can’t I lose that bit of fat in my belly?
When it comes to losing body fat, you have to be eating at a caloric deficit. Your body will lose fat all over somewhat evenly; you can’t control which areas to make the fat disappear from. Additionally, every body is different and you will notice the fat loss in some areas sooner than in others. Unfortunately, the last places women tend to lose fat are their in thighs, buttocks and stomach — men will generally lose their stomach fat last as well. Keep in mind that the lower your body fat is, the harder it will be to continue losing it. In order to lose fat from those “stubborn” areas, you must stay dedicated to your dietary and exercise goals.
Simply said, it comes down to the human body – your muscles are encompassed by fat which means that a layer of fat is physically covering your abdominal muscles and obstructing the view. In order to achieve a visible six-pack, you need to lose the fat surrounding your abdominals which, as we mentioned before, requires committing yourself to a healthy lifestyle.