7 of the Biggest Fitness Myths, Debunked
Post at 14:34 - 28/04/2018

You’re a well-informed workout buff—so when science suggests that one of your trusty training rules might actually be ineffective, it can send your head spinning. We know: We read fitness science all the time, and that steady churn of “study says” stories has stirred up plenty of controversy in gyms and training studios around the world.

But don’t worry—we’re here to set you straight. We’ve cleared up seven of the top fitness myths circulating your gym, so you never feel compelled to buy into these oft-repeated-but-never-true bits of “wisdom” you need to stop believing now.

 

Myth 7: You can run off the pounds

Fact: “People are hung up on the idea of cardio,” Allen says. Yet when it comes to shedding inches, focused weight training is a more effective way to drop pounds than banking hours on the treadmill. “Interval and weight training is a better way to reduce fat,” he adds. Of course, keep in mind that while you can burn away calories, no amount of time at the gym can compensate for an out-of-control diet.

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