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Bikini body myths

Since more and more women wants to have a bikini body so the information about how to achieve that has flooded the Internet. But there are many bikini body myths going on about which women know nothing. These myths not only waste your efforts, but also causes different damages to your body. Let's know more about these myths.

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Myth 1: starve yourself

Women believe that if you starve yourself, you'll lose weight. This is completely wrong. It will not only negatively impact your health and metabolism, it will also create some other problems for you. By starving you cannot reduce your weight. It is very dangerous. You may feel that by reducing the number of calories you are consuming every day will ensure that you lose weight constantly. But you're human body does not work in that way. What happens when you are eating low calories? When you do that, it will mess your metabolism and will actually slow down your results. When you do that, you will feel hungry and miserable throughout the day. Then what should you do? You should focus on smaller but frequent meals throughout the day instead of reducing the amount of calories drastically.

Myth 2: eliminate all carbs

Even though it seems a very logical choice to eliminate the carbs from your diet since carbohydrate is causing you to look fat, but actually it is not a very good idea. Carbohydrate already has a very bad reputation but actually is it true? You don't have to stop eating carbs because when you're trying to lose weight and get the dream bikini body, carbs can actually help you by keeping your satisfied. They also offer you import and nutrition and fibre. Instead of eliminating them completely, you need to focus on eating the right types. Oatmeal, brown rice, whole grains are some of the very good choices in carbs. You should avoid cars made from processed and refined flours. So, avoid pasta, white sugars, white bread and such other bad carbs.

Myth 3: do more crunches

Crunches are good but there is a huge misconception about it. People believe that simply doing crunches will help them to achieve the bikini body, which is not true. There is a fat layer which covers your abs and you will need to burn this fat layer to show your abs. How much hard you are working on the abs will not do any good to you unless you can remove the fat layer. Crunches cannot help you in that. You will need a good diet and exercise to naturally get leaner and remove that fat layer.

Myth 4: packaged diet foods are good

There are different packaged diet foods are available in the market. Many popular diet plans also have their own brands of packaged diet foods. However, it is better for you to keep away from those packaged diet foods when you want to have a bikini body. Most of them are marketing gimmicks which want to sell you more of these high-priced products. You should avoid them because they are full of processed foods and added sugars. Your body actually doesn't need these foods. And you will need to spend a small fortune if you have to depend totally on them.

You need nutritious foods which can help you to get all the necessary nutrients while eliminating the extra fat and calories. There are different healthy choices available around you. Focus on the whole foods and avoid the junk foods as much as you can.

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References
1. My Bikini Belly
2. The effect of abdominal exercise on abdominal fat
3. Obesity

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