I am reading the top 10 myths of fitness and I found the Iggy Pop reference amusing. I think Oreo Cookie abs are probably a better bet than the heroin abs-of-steel.
No.10 You need to train hard to see your abs
Remember Iggy Pop and his rippling abs? Do you think after a show he was going to the gym to do abdominal crunches on a Swiss ball? No, he was heading back to his hotel room to shoot smack and bang groupies.
And what he wasn’t doing was eating that much, because heroin suppresses appetite. Being in a state of regular caloric deficit kept Iggy’s frame at a low body fat level, and the abs popped out. That’s the way it works. You can enhance the look of your abs with some focused work, but if they’re covered in flab, no one will ever know.
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