Just call him Absthony Bourdain.

The 61-year-old writer, chef, and host of the hit travel show Parts Unknown (which will premiere its 10th season on CNN on October 1) flashed a ridiculously shredded six-pack—or eight-pack, rather—while relaxing poolside in Rome.

And his girlfriend, Asia Argento? Well, the Italian actress and xXx star looked like she could probably kick your ass too, sporting her own set of chiseled abs.

Here are the best photos of the epically ripped couple. And if you're trying to get abs like Bourdain, follow these 10 steps to getting an eight-pack.