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Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual by John Z. Sonmez

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Chapter 61. How to get hash-table abs

If there’s ever one fitness question that everyone seems wants to know the answer to, it’s “How do I get six-pack abs?” Abs seem to be the quintessential indicator of physical fitness and overall physical attractiveness. Having abs makes you part of a special club not subject to the normal laws of human interaction.

But how does one get abs? How does one transcend to that higher plane of physical fitness—the one reserved for swimsuit models, Hollywood celebrities, and ancient Roman statues? It’s not easy, but the answer, surprisingly, has little to do with sit-ups or crunches.

In this chapter, I’ll pull back the curtain, roll up the shirt, and tell you exactly how to get that washboard stomach you’ve been ...

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