Is the way you breathe most of the day making your fat? Although this may sound absurd to many people, the fact is that STRESS holds fat on our body; especially the belly. And breathing optimally is the quickest and most effective way to reduce stress hormones in our bodies.
So the way you breathe is not MAKING you fat, but the way in which you breathe DEEPLY can reduce the hormones that hold on to belly fat.
I get it. If you have been struggling with hundreds of crunches, reducing your carbs to a minimum and thinking that is THE way to your flat belly and killer abs, then today’s tip may just seem too… easy. Like too easy to even consider. But keep reading…
I am not saying this should be your only practice if the result you wanna see are 6-pack abs. BUT, this tip IS a surefire way to reduce the stress hormone, cortisol, that DOES have a role in holding-on to that extra pudge around your midsection.
Lower the levels of excessive cortisol in your body with deep breathing and you lower the hormones linked to belly fat. So next time you are feeling stressed out, chill out. I know, easier said than done. But when we understand all the benefits of reducing excessive stress in our bodies it sure can be a powerful motivator to take the time to slow down and tune in. This guided breathing exercise will help you do just that. (more…)
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