Visceral Fat also known as Belly fat seems to be the hardest to lose for most women. Genetics, hormones, and age all play a factor into the belly fat dilemma, but there are a few things that could factor into the dilemma that is not related to pre-disposition.
1) You are eating too many processed foods: This includes refined grains, refined sugars, and desserts. All of these are associated with increased inflammation in our bodies. Since increased inflammation is associated with belly fat eating these foods can increase your chances of storing visceral fat. Opt for whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and any food in its natural state as these all contain anti-oxidants which act as an anti-inflammatory agent.
2) You are eating the wrong fats: Research suggests that a high intake of saturated fats is correlated to high visceral fat where monounsaturated fats have anti-inflammatory effects in the body. Choose to eat more good fats (salmon, sunflower seeds, olive oil and avocado) and cut back on your other fats (meats, dairy, fried foods).
3) Stress: The stress hormone, cortisol, has the ability to enlarge your fat cells. Research also shows that higher levels of cortisol has been linked to more visceral fats. It also doesn't help that when stress occurs, we tend to reach for high calorie comfort food.
4) You don't get enough sleep: A 16 year old study of almost 70,000 women found that less sleep (less than 5 hours) correlates to increased weight gain. The study shows that those who slept 5 hours or less a night were 30% more likely to gain 25 or more pounds per year than those who slept 7 or more hours.
Fast, Express Shipping.
We want you to start your fitness journey with us as quickly as possible, that’s why we send every package to the USA & Canada via expedited or standard shipping with our partners at UPS. Once your order is received and processed, it just takes 2-4 days to get to you once it leaves our warehouse. That’s our commitment and we stand by it.
We ship within Canada and the United States via UPS with Standard & Expedited shipping (whichever is faster)
For locations outside of the US and Canada, we ship using FedEx International (EUROPE and Other Nations), which is usually in transit for 7-10 business days, depending on location.
We ship all of our physical products with UPS, from our warehouse location in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Signatures are required on all orders. Delays caused due to custom withholds are not included in these estimated delivery times.
We offer a 30-day return policy, as long as: it is not more than 30 days past the date of delivery; and your item is in its original condition and packaging with the original order number. Refunds will be issued when the equipment is received back to the BodyRock warehouse, minus the original cost of shipping, and the customer is responsible for the costs of return shipping. To request a refund on physical product purchases, please contact us.
We cannot issue refunds on digital goods such as e-books or videos, as these are non-tangible goods that are irrevocable once the order is placed.
All of the BodyRock clothing is made to order and so is final sale. If you have any questions about sizing prior to placing your order, please contact us.