Athletic man working his chestIt is summertime, which means it is very possible you wish you had utilized a more effective fitness workout routine during the winter months. But there is no reason to feel discouraged or apathetic about taking action now when it comes to discovering mens health and fitness strategies that can get you the results you want. Why wait for your next New Years resolution to start putting the best workouts for men to work for you.

In general, apart from standard cardiovascular exercise, the best place to start is with workouts that help to hone your core and develop greater muscle definition. This means actively engaging in six pack abs exercises that will not only strengthen your front abdominal muscles but your obliques and lower back as well. And because the primary function of your abs is to support and provide overall stability to your spine, you will want to make sure that the six pack workouts you use emphasize the development your endurance.

Some of the best workouts to achieve these results are plank exercises, in which you place your body in a pushup position, but with the brunt of your weight being supported by your forearms. Keeping your body straight, you then hold this position for 30 second intervals. Variations of this basic exercise include the side plank, which allows you to target your obliques by isolating the muscle.

If you have questions about these beginner exercises, or you have suggestions about the best workouts for men who are looking to sculpt their abs, fee free to share in the forum below.