Episode 49: Abel Albonetti on How He Earned (and Keeps) Those Abs
Summary: Fitness model Abel Albonetti stops by to share his fitness story and give some insight into training a certain muscle group he gets asked about constantly. He tells Nick and Heather about growing up home-schooled, transitioning from fashion model to fitness model, and his adventures with new-fangled fitness technology like the NeuFit. If you're curious about carb-cycling, he gives his personal approach to that, too! Highlights: - The unique lengths he had to go to when he started training - How he got his start as a model in fashion, not fitness - About those Bieber bangs (which he had before Bieber) - How and why he made the switch to full-time fitness - Why he's always loved high-volume training, and how beginners should scale it back - The bodyfat percentage he aims to maintain year-round - His approach to cardio for year-round definition - How he found carb-cycling, and how he navegates it - Why he prefers carb-cycling to "cheating" or weekly refeeds - How he's made it work and kept progressing for 12 years - What it was like for him to tour China - His unique experiences with the NeuFit muscle-stimulation device: "I cannot walk, literally, because my calves are so sore." - How he has trained abs over the years, and how he does it now - The essential details on his new program, 30-Day Abs - NeuFit plus abs: As close as a man can come to the feeling of having a baby Be sure to follow us on social media for daily fitness updates! Twitter | https://twitter.com/bodybuildingcom Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/Bodybuildingcom Snapchat | https://www.snapchat.com/add/bodybuildingcom Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/bodybuildingcom/ Pinterest | https://www.pinterest.com/Bodybuildingcom/ YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/user/bodybuildingcomvideo Google+ | https://plus.google.com/+bodybuildingcom Spotify | http://spoti.fi/1NRebm0 Mobile Apps | http://bbcom.me/2d7tixc Bodybuilding.com | http://www.bodybuilding.com/podcast Also check out our latest articles in the Apple News and Google News mobile apps.