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fitness myth #1
You gain fat as you age.
Many people believe that gaining fat is
unavoidable as we age. The reason you gain fat
is because your metabolism has slowed down due
to inactivity and poor diet choices.
Even if you do have a slow metabolism no-one is
destined to be overweight, with proper lifestyle
choices you can rev up your metabolism and
change your body.
fitness myth #2
Women will get bulky if they lift weights.
Most women don’t realize how hard it is to bulk
up. Ladies don’t worry about getting to “bulky”
from weight training, this is a myth you will
become lean and toned.
Women only have about 1/10th the amount of
testosterone men have, the hormone responsible
for building muscle.
fitness myth #3
Training the abs last.
Many people believe that you must train the abs
last to avoid fatiguing the stabilizing muscles
of the core. Although this sounds like a fair
statement this has never been scientifically
If you think about which section of the body is
the most important (the core) and what is most
people biggest weakness of most people (the core)
it doesn’t make sense to train the core last when
you’re already fatigued.
fitness myth #4
Aerobics is #1 for fat loss.
The problem with aerobic training for fat loss is;
It doesn’t burn many calories whilst performing
the exercise and burns very little if any after.
It causes the body to reduce its release of the
fat burning hormones and enzymes. The body