Fitness Myths That Just Won’t Die

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Ryan Halvorson

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Ryan Halvorson is the associate editor for IDEA Health & Fitness Association; a Performance Speciali... more less
February 2013

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Article Comments

Mac Dodds
On Apr 23, 2013
I love the fitness myths. They seem silly to me but I know, many people are surprised by them.
Mac Dodds
On Apr 23, 2013
I love the fitness myths. They seem silly to me but I know, many people are surprised by them.
Jeanette Soloma Hale
On Dec 29, 2013
Fun way to help communicate basic Fitness Myths!
Thanks Idea!
Carine Bestenheider
On Dec 30, 2013
1. Exercise will use up energy while you are actually moving and will also increase your resting metabolic rate.
2. High Intensity exercise will burn more calories and thus more fat than low intensity exercise.
3. The longer the duration of exercise, the greater the number of calories used.
4. There is no possible way to “spot reduce” fat. Fat is fluid in nature and is in a constant state of change. Working the muscle underneath an area of fat deposit has no relationship to the use of the fat from that area.
Adrienne Vose
On Jan 01, 2014
An awesome article for us trainers to give to our clients!

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