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Want six-pack abs like in '300'? Think thousands of reps.
Want six-pack abs like in '300'? Think thousands of reps.

After the film "300" hit the screen in 2006, Google trends showed a threefold increase in searches for "six-pack abs." And every magazine with the word "muscle" in its title shared a version of a "Secrets of the '300'" workout. But there are no secrets to seeing your abs. Methods vary, but they sum up as: Train hard. Eat fewer calories than you burn. The end. The sequel, "300: Rise of an Empire," is now in theaters, and the actors recently gathered at a Century City hotel to talk about their physical transformation from ordinary humans to chiseled glory. Considering the effect the rippling midsections of "300" had on...

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