Janet Lee's Top 10 Fitness Myths
Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 10:22 AM
MYTH 1: Stretching will prevent injury and enhance your performance.
MYTH 2: To burn maximum fat, work out in your fat-burning zone.
MYTH 3: You can spot reduce. OR You can burn off fat in a particular area.
MYTH 4: Crunches will get rid of your pot belly. AND/OR You can isolate your "lower abs."
MYTH 5: Building muscle will significantly speed up your metabolism.
MYTH 6: More exercise is better.
MYTH 7: Pilates can lengthen your muscles.
MYTH 8: Muscle turns to fat if you don't use it.
MYTH 9: It's better to use weight machines because they help you maintain better form.
MYTH 10: If your back hurts, you need to strengthen the muscles.