You always hear, “abs are made in the kitchen, not the gym” well that’s not true. Yes, your diet will determine whether or not your abs show without a shirt on, but core training separates amateur competitors from pro competitors period. Look at this picture of Steve Cook.
Down below is a video of a 10-minute ab circuit workout by Mike Thurston that I highly recommend doing, or just watching.
Technically if you are doing your main lifts such as squat, bench press, and deadlift with the proper form, you are also training your core. These are helping to strengthen your core but not really helping with definition. Please leave your thoughts down below in the comments, we would love to hear about them.