For decades throughout Western society, men have felt pressured to adhere to beauty standards. And while sexual preferences may differ from culture to culture, by-and-large there is a universal appreciation for a physically fit male physique. However, despite the constant barrage of messages from popular culture, the ideal is largely unobtainable to the majority of the population. That is, until now...
A group of tattoo enthusiasts from around the world have come together and hacked the system to getting washboard abs. But instead of relying on a rigorous lifestyle of diet and exercise, they've instead visited their local tattoo artist!
Take a look at some seriously magnificent tattooed six packs in the gallery below, then let us know which tattoo was your favorite from our list in the comments section on Facebook.
This guy didn't just go for a six pack, he wanted a full on eight pack!
We wonder what Sarah thinks of this tattoo?
Not the best in the categories of shading and placement, but it's the thought that counts.
Holy smokes, this tattooer went all out with his stippling technique.
Jesus, that's one hell of a tattoo.
We hope this guy's armor can block him from the trolls on social media.
What's better than a guy with six pack abs? One with a sense of humor!
What do you think of these six pack tattoos? Let us know your thoughts, opinions and questions on this story in the comments section on Facebook.