10 Fitness Myths !! Have you been believing all wrong till now ?

  1. MORE SWEAT LEADS TO MORE FAT LOSS :

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    • TRUTH : Sweat has nothing to do with fat loss . Your body will sweat in order to get rid of the heat . Fat is oxidized inside the body and sweating will not help you vaporize it .

  2. FRUITS WILL NOT MAKE YOU FAT :

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    • TRUTH : Many people consider fruits as a healthy and rich source of nutrients , but any kind of fruit will include a large amount of easily accessible carbs and sugar . And , if body is provided with these easily accessible carbs , your body will stop burning fat for fuel which is already present in it .

  3. CARDIO BEFORE WEIGHTS WILL MAKE YOU RIPPED :

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    • TRUTH : If you do cardio before weights , it shall make you fatigue and tired in turn affecting your weight training . Weight training will help a lot more to get ripped as compared to cardio .

  4.  DIET WITH HIGH PROTEIN IS BAD FOR KIDNEYS :

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    • TRUTH : It is a little difficult for the kidneys to process the proteins consumed . But if you are healthy enough without any preexisting kidney issues and drink a lot of water daily , it will never be a problem at all .

  5. LIGHT WEIGHTS AND MANY REPS WILL GIVE YOUR MUSCLE DEFINITION :

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    • TRUTH : Low body fat will lead to leanness and muscle mass. But if a person trains light he/she won’t gain any muscle and if there is low muscle mass in the body there will be less fat loss . So lift heavy without compromising the form and try not to go more than 15 reps .

  6. WHEN ONE STOPS EXERCISING , MUSCLES WILL CONVERT TO FATS :

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    • TRUTH : At the time when one stops exercising the size of muscles will shrink . It is called as Muscle Atrophy . Muscles and fats are different types of tissues . If there is lack of movement , the body will burn less calories . So once you stop exercising , decrease you calorie intake and manage your diet .

  7. WEIGHT TRAINING WILL MAKE YOU THINNER : 

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    • TRUTH : Weight training will surely help you lose weight because of the “AFTERBURN” effect . But on the contrary it is going to help you gain muscles . Hence , you will not look thin and in turn look more fit and healthy .

  8. STRENGTH TRAINING MAKES WOMEN LOOK MASCULINE :
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    • TRUTH : Weight/Strength training will make you more fit and look toned up . It helps you tone up muscles . If you have ever seen some lifting women having a very masculine physique , it it because they are under steroids which drops down their Estrogen level and makes them look by that . So keep lifting , eat clean and look good .

  9. PULL UPS WILL INCREASE YOUR HEIGHT :

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    • Height totally depends on the genetics of a person . There is no solution to increase your height . Well pull ups will surely help you work out some back muscles .

  10. WORKING OUT BICEPS EVERYDAY WILL DEVELOP THEM FASTER :

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  • Each and every muscle in the body needs to have a specific amount of recovery period after workout . Same is the case with biceps . If you workout biceps everyday you will be avoiding the recovery period for it . This will not be of any use to you . It is advisable to look out for the recovery period of every muscle and then exercise . Over training may lead to an injury .

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