#MondayMantra: Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t. – Bill Nye
We’re all about learning and growing over here at BBP. We love the bravery it takes to be a beginner and we think there’s no better way to grow than to constantly try new things and “begin” again. Fortunately for you, one thing we’re seasoned professionals in is health and fitness! In a market boasting all types of gadgets to help you “shred the fat”, “tone the muscle”, and “lose 10 pounds in 10 days!” we’re here to tell you that there’s no substitution for a fierce workout plan and a solid diet (minus the occasional pizza party of course).That’s why we’re dedicating this entire week to…
Every day this week, we’ll debunk some of the top fitness myths that drive us bananas. Today’s topic: SPOT TREATING. You simply cannot spot treat your way to a better body. Example: Doing 100 crunches a day may strengthen your abdominal muscles, but it won’t make them more visible unless you take other steps to reduce your overall body fat. The 5 factors that determine whether you lose or gain weight are diet, exercise, sleep, stress and hydration. Keep all of those things in check and you’re on your way to a lean, mean, fat-burning machine!
Check back in with us for Fitness Myth #2: The Thigh Gap! Have a myth you want us to debunk? Tell us in the comments below or email us at info@bravebodyproject.
Until tomorrow, be brave!
Lindsey + Amber