10 Common Fitness Myths Busted

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There are plenty of fitness myths around. These include: doing hundreds of sit ups a day with give you a six pack, muscle turns into fat and lifting weights will make you into a body builder. They have a habit of sticking around. According to experts in the field they haven’t changed much in recent years either. Most people are looking for quick fixes to get fit and healthy without putting in the effort. This idea is in our very culture and we’re often bombarded with messages telling us how we can lose weight effortlessly. Here we’ll bust 10 of the common myths: If you weigh more it means you’re fatter Muscle and fat are different densities. So a pound of muscle takes up less space than a pound of fat. This means you can be healthier but still weigh the same. Focus on how you feel rather than how you weigh. Women get bulky