The Huffington Post has a great article out today that I think everyone should read about abs. So often my clients ask me about how to get a flat tummy and want to know what is more important: diet or exercise. Well, the answer is that both are very important. Strong, firm, and flat abs are made in the gym (or Pilates studio :) and revealed in the kitchen! That means that just because you do a lot of ab work and work out a lot doesn't necessarily mean you're going to have killer abs. Downing fried food and sugary desserts after a hard workout only sets you back by contributing to your body fat percentage. So, even if you have rock hard abs they won't be visible if covered by a layer of fat. Interested in learning more about abs? Read more about this topic here.