Body Fat & Six Pack Abs - What Percentage Do You Need To See Your Six Pack?

Measuring your body fat percentage is the best way to chart your progress as you work towards six pack abs.

One of the questions that many people have is "How low does my body fat percentage have to be to see my six pack?"

So here you go!

Here are some ideal body fat percentages for men and women for six pack abs:

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Men and 6 Packs:

Lean: 10-14%
Very Lean: less than 9%
Ripped: 3-6%

Six Pack Abs For Women

Lean: 16-20%
Very Lean: less than 15%
Ripped: 8-12%

The people in the picture on the right are in the "ripped" category.

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Here's the strange part (whether you’re a man or a woman)…

Many women will see a nice six pack at around 12% body fat. However, some women can get down to a range of 11-13% and still have some stubborn fat left to burn. The Truth About Six Pack Abs for Women shows you how to get rid of it ALL.

Some men can have ripped abs at 11% body fat, but others don’t have really great looking abs unless they get down to 6-8% body fat.

The bottom line is that a perfect number doesn’t always exist for men or women.

Two people can have the same body fat percentage and still look different. It depends on genetics and how the fat is distributed.

To really see your 6 pack, you’re probably going to have to hit the very lean range.

Again, that’s less than 9% for men and less than 15% for women.

It’s hard to get there, but you can do it.

Getting lean starts in your kitchen. To be in that "very lean" category, you have to have a niece "clean" diet - unless you’re genetically gifted. They are not hard to develop. It takes 21 days to develop a habit.

Of course if you were blessed with some of those great genes you probably wouldn’t be reading this article. ;-)

Your training program is important too. You need to mix aerobics and weight training and have a program designed to help get you lean.

But ultimately, how you eat is probably the biggest factor in how lean you’re able to get. Eat well, work out and you will get those six pack abs!

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