Abdominal muscles, also known as abs, are present in everyone’s body regardless of body shape and size. These muscles are made to protect the abdominal organs. Abs may not be visible and defined due to the layers of fat over them. Having more fat means having a less visible and defined abs.
Visible and defined abs are also known as a six pack. This is determined by a few factors such as diet, exercise habits, body fat percentage and genetics. If person A and B has the same diet and exercise habits, person A might have a six pack at a faster rate as compared to person B simply because person B may have a higher body fat percentage and may have a lower metabolism rate.
The best way to get a six pack is to understand your body and listen to its needs. How is your diet? How are your exercise habits? What is your body fat percentage? How is your metabolism rate like? Adjust your diet and exercise habits accordingly and set achievable and accumulative small goals.
Is it important to have visible and defined abs? Having abs may be a bonus if you get it but the key goal should always be to maintain a healthy weight range for a healthier you.