The Pros and Cons of the Shred Diet: How it can Work for You

by Jenna

The Shred Plan is a diet that promises dieters to drop four inches and two dress sizes in only six weeks. The plan is based on a similar premise in exercising in which an activity called muscle confusion is used to break through muscle growth plateaus. When your muscles get used to performing the same types of exercises at the same times, you muscles start to acclimate, causing progress to come to a halt. With “muscle confusion” people are asked to work their muscles differently and at different times throughout the day in order to confuse the muscles and trigger...