Being Body Positive: Is there room for a fit person to be a part of the conversation and talk about fat loss?
This is going to get juicy.
[An opinion piece]
When I first began spreading the #irockthesportsbra movement, I identified myself as being a part of the body positive community until one day…. I was not. Because I didn’t look like “her” - curvy or round.
#irockthesportsbra is about celebrating the body as is, letting go of judgments and fear around wearing a sportsbra in public, and feeling & performing as a “badass”, strong, confident, powerful female athlete.
For years I felt shame and never fit in within the fitness industry....
If weight loss is the goal, read on. If it’s not, amazing, just keep doing what you’re doing!
How do you create a calorie deficit? To create a deficit, you have to consume less than what your body is actually burning. If you burn more than you consume, your body is forced to use the stored up energy immediately - this is how weight and fat loss happens.
Think about every single diet out there - Keto, Atkin, South Beach… they have this ONE thing in common - caloric deficit.
Diets for weight loss suck. They suck a lot.. But we do them anyway, right?
We eat “bad”, we gain a little, we feel guilty, we diet, we fall off track, we eat again, we gain more, we get upset, we diet harder this time, we cleanse, we binge more, we regret more, we eat more… It’s a tough cycle to end.
We just want that before & after right? And we want that “after” to finally stick!
So let’s chat about it. Here are the bad, the ugly, & the horrendous...
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Today's 12 minute intense bodyweight workout uses body weight only for an intense cardio HIIT based, calorie burning, no equipment routine. It is perfect if you're looking for high intensity sweat. This workout is called "UNLEASH" part of "RIP...