Abs 2008 vs Abs 2010 - Difference?

Dec 12 / Build Muscle

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On Sunday I wrote a big long 14-day fat loss guide and one of the tips I included was that you should get a tan to help you look leaner.
I tried to prove that by comparing these photos. The first one was taken in July of 2008, and I am much more tanned. The 2nd was taken this weekend (June 12, 2010) and I haven't got a lot of color.
The "tan" photo shows off the abs a little better...it is not as dramatic as I had hoped, but still proves the point. I think?
The dog also seems to have gotten lazier in the past 2 years.
My tan won't be getting any better today as I sit inside and watch World Cup games (it is cloudy out anyways). Here's the workout I did:
1A) Deadlift
1B) Jumps
(Jumps were good but I pulled my teres major I think in my last rep of deadlifts...I should have known better...fortunately a little ART - Active Release Technique - from my chiropractor should have me fixed up.)
2A) Barbell split squats
2B) Ball plank
3A) Glute ham raise
3B) Power shrug
And here's today's simple yet powerful kick-butt mindset tip:
"To change ones life: Start immediately."
William James

So be better than yesterday. Take baby steps everyday. Do at least one thing better, one thing different. And get a tan?