How To Get A Body Like Captain Marvel

5 Ways You Can Transform Your Body To Show Off Your Inner Captain Marvel Just Like Brie Larson

Your going to have to put down that ice-cream and pick up some carrot sticks.

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Brie Larson trained for nine months with celebrity trainer Jason Walsh for her lead role in Captain Marvel. Since she knew she would be doing her own stunts, she wanted to be strong enough mentally and physically to give it her all in the role. She worked out five days a week and up to four and a half hours a day at most, to get into shape for the movie and it clearly shows. She went from not being able to do a pull-up to hip-thrusting 275 pounds and box jumping higher than her waist.

"I sobbed in the gym many times," she said.

Wash recently launched a 2-week training app based on the Captain Marvel workouts. It's filled with strength training, resistance bands, stability balls, and barbells. The app has a series of six 45-minute routines which can easily be accessed on the tablet or iPhone.

Despite the challenges of getting fit and going through rigorous exercises, Larson loved how it made her feel afterward. She told Hollywood Reporter that, "Although the primary focus might be about looking good, it's the feeling of confidence you get when you know the body can do what the mind wants it to that makes you feel like a superhero. The aesthetics are almost secondary…I started to fall in love with training and the way my body was changing and transforming. It was the first time I felt like I was making my body work for me."

If that isn't inspiration to get off the couch and go find a trainer, then I don't know what is. However, if you can't get yourself a personal trainer, here are some tips of achieving the Captain Marvel confidence that we have always dreamed of.

1.  The hardest part about working out is getting started.

Brie said that she would sometimes sob in the gym because of her vigorous workouts. While we definitely don't want that to happen to us, we do want to push ourselves in a way that is mentally and physically exhausting. It's crazy to see what our body is able to do and what we can transform it over time.

While it can be awkward and uncomfortable when you first get into the gym, once you get in a routine and start to learn how to navigate the gym world, you will enjoy going. The first step is getting off the couch and getting yourself there. If you don't know how to use a certain machine, ask a worker. I promise you that they won't laugh if anything they will go above and beyond and show you how to do a workout that will kick your butt.

2. High rep, low-weight.

According to a workout Brie Larson posted on her Instagram, one of the best ways to shed fat and get good muscle definition is high repetitions of low weight. This basically means get a low-enough weight that you can do about 10-15 repetitions before stopping. A great workout for this is a resistance band pull-apart move. This helps build back muscle and defines your body. It also improves posture, which, let's be honest, we all need help with.

3. Sacrifice culinary-wise.

If you want a healthy body, sadly, you will have to put down the Oreos and shop on the outside aisles of produce. This is easier said than done, and won't come without its trials, but as long as you try, you will get in the habit of eating healthy. Once you get the processed sugars detoxed from your body, the healthier food will taste better and you will crave it more.

Some other daily sacrifices include: no alcohol, don't eat anything after 7 pm, eat more fruits and veggies, and go to sleep before midnight.

*of course, have the occasional celebratory donut when you hit a huge milestone*

4. Try different types of workouts.

Not only can doing the same few vigorous exercises be boring and annoying, but it will also make you less motivated to go to the gym. Mix it up a little and take some classes. Larson tried boxing as another way to shred fat and boost her cardio. She also had different dance routines that were all demanding in their own way. It helped test her balance and movements that you normally can't work on the treadmill or with weights. Make it fun and exciting to get up and go to the gym.

5. It takes time.

Brie Larson didn't get fit overnight. She had the determination and patience to work hard every day to become the Captain Marvel that we see on the big screen. She built her body up day-by-day and showed up, no matter how she was feeling.

Don't expect to work out once and immediately get abs. As much as I wish that's how it works, it doesn't. So get up, get out of bed, and go to the gym. Even if you want to cry, quit, and sleep. Every day is a step towards being Captain Marvel and feeling physically and mentally well.

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These Are 4 Proven Ways That Vaccines Cause Autism

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Let's just start with the first (and main) point.

1. They don't.

Susan in your anti-vax group is not a scholarly source (despite her hours and hours of Google research).

2. But in case you still believe Susan...

Maybe you'll believe Autism Speaks who says, "Scientists have conducted extensive research over the last two decades to determine whether there is any link between childhood vaccinations and autism. The results of this research is clear: Vaccines do not cause autism."

3. And if Autism Speaks still didn't convince you...

Feel free to take a look at this comprehensive list of studies that all say that there is no relationship between vaccines such as the MMR vaccination and the development of autism.

4. But here's what you should know...

There have been a few studies lately that have shown that autism develops in utero aka before a baby is even born AND before a baby can even receive vaccinations.

Vaccinations have prevented COUNTLESS deaths and illnesses. Vaccination rates are continuing to fall and do you know what that means? Measles will make its way back. Whooping cough will come back. Rubella, mumps, and polio will come back and there will be no way to stop it.

So, now that you know that vaccines do not cause autism, you're welcome to go tell Susan from your anti-vax group that as well as tell her that the Earth isn't flat. But, don't forget to mention it to her that her essential oils and organic foods are not keeping her children safe from the measles or tuberculosis.

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The Life Of A Curvy Girl Is Very Exciting

To every curvy girl out there, share your curves as a positive outcome to your circumstances

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Have you ever noticed in all the magazines, blogs, and TV it shows a thin size woman? In all the entertainment I take in, there was always a skinny woman. It brought down my self-esteem, and I would try to starve myself, yet it doesn't help. However, what if I was meant to be a curvy girl?

Before I go any further, I know that God gave me this body to take of it. But what if I was meant to be this size so, I can touch others who feel negative towards their bodies? For every curvy woman, you are so beautiful!!

Throughout my life, I wasn't thin. I had a gut. I had thighs. I was very unhappy with myself. Yet, I look at the expectations and what people will be happy with. But if there is one thing I realized, its that people are temporary. The naysayers in your life are not set in gold. They will push you to make sure that you're happy with yourself. I truly believe if people look at me weird, that means I'm doing an amazing job with not conforming in the world but transforming in the renewing of the mind. By the way, that's Romans 12:2 in the bible!

When it comes to the curves, I'm truly grateful for them. There are some positives to having a curvy body. For one, when it comes to wearing jeans, it shapes you well. The curves pop and the haters bow down! Other than that, I truly love how I look in jeans! Another positive thing about curves, its that there are amazing clothes for us! I was on Facebook the other day, and I saw a company called Dia&Co.; Dia&Co; is a customized clothing company for plus sized women which has all the styles. When I saw the clothes, I was truly amazed. The colors and the material of the clothes were truly special.

What defines beauty? Is it makeup or having a model's body? Is it buying the most expensive clothes as a statement? I'm here to tell you those are not the definitions of beauty. The true definition of beauty is acceptance. Accepting the circumstances, even if other people say so. True beauty is waking up with a smile on your face for living another day and finding your purpose in life. Beauty is being you!

To all of you curvy women out there in the world, you are truly a blessing. Thank you for standing out of the normal and taking a step to give others the courage to becoming their selves. I learned to treat my body with the utmost respect. I must learn to take care of it and embrace it at the same time. Psalms 139:14 says, "I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made, your works are wonderful, I know that full well." So, Instead of me being a worried progress, God made me a working progress, because all things work together for good.

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