Are you caught up in any of these common exercise misconceptions?!
These untruths about exercise just never seem to die – I’ve heard them a million times over my 40 years as a fitness trainer, and not a day goes by when I don’t hear at least one of them again!
These exercise myths persist because they just make sense, and the truth is sometimes harder to believe.
Test your exercise experience – how many of these have you heard? How many do you buy?!
Take a look!
7 Fitness Instructors Share the Myths They Wish Would Die Once and For All
#1. How many times have you heard someone say that she doesn’t want to lift heavy weights because it’ll make her bulk up? Nope, not true—and that’s not the only misconception floating around that pisses fitness instructors off. Stop buying into these b.s. beliefs to start seeing major results.
#2. Indoor Cycling Makes Your Thighs Bigger – “That’s far from the truth—especially if your form is on-point.” —Selena Watkins, instructor at SoulCycle#3. There’s a Quick Fix for Getting Healthy – Truth: It is a lifestyle.” —Richard Giorla, founder and owner of Cardio Barre
#4. Carbs Are the Enemy – “Sure, eating a pizza or a bowl of regular pasta with Alfredo sauce is not a good choice for your carb source. But incorporating complex, whole-grain carbohydrates into your diet will not only help fuel you through your workout; it’ll also keep you energized throughout the day.” —Eduardo Diaz, head coach at Orangetheory Fitness in New York City
For 3 more go to http://www.womenshealthmag.com/fitness/the-top-fitness-myths.