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5 Requirements to Get Beach Body Ready (Spoiler alert: No Sit-Up Routine Here)

Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, Ken Teegarden

Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, kenteegardin

Beach body season is coming. Soon. *cue the theme song*

These days, an extreme approach is all-too-common. Our tech-centered culture and lifestyles lend itself to a mindset of instant gratification – think “Lose 30 lb. in 30 days” promises.

What’s even more eyebrow-raising are when popular health and fitness publications hand out deadlines for goals that are seemingly arbitrary in nature: “Toned abs by summer,” “Beach-ready thighs in 30 days.” Or 60 days. Or just “June.”

This is somewhat frustrating for us at WellnessFX because Continue reading

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Trailblazing Thursdays: ‘Toning’ Isn’t Real. Spot Reduction Isn’t Real. Any Questions?

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credit: Instagram @pattycakes0419

How many times have you seen the front of a magazine claim to get you the ‘abs you want’ by summer? How many times have you heard someone say they don’t want to gain muscle mass, they just want to ‘tone’?

We recently concluded our fireside chat series with Tim Ferriss, but the conversation on fitness never stops! Something Tim said about ‘toning’ and ‘spot reduction’ struck a chord, and we thought we’d let our audience know once and for all: the concepts behind these terms are myths!

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.