What do all of these statements have in common?
- Morning workouts are the best workouts.
- If you want to lose weight, count your calories.
- Fat is evil. Carbs are also evil.
Answer: They’re totally bogus.
Google “fitness tips” and you’re bound to find 1 million falsehoods just like these. They’re based on old science and black-and-white thinking.
Below, certified personal trainers and fitness professionals weigh in on 13 fitness tips that are doing more harm than good.
You’ll also find out how you can create sustainable lifestyle changes that make you feel better than ever.
Ready to bust some myths and learn how to hit your fitness goals? Keep reading for fitness advice you can actually use.
While I’m going to list for you the 13 fitness myths down below, this post first appeared in full detail on the Bulletproof Blog. To read a more in-depth guide, see the original post.
The 13 Fitness Myths That Are Ruining Your Plan
- There’s only one ideal time to work out.
- You can’t lose weight without working out.
- The more you spend time in the gym, the better.
- Muscle turns into fat and fat into muscle? What?
- Lifting weights makes you bulky.
- Artificial sweeteners are healthier versions of sugar.
- You have to completely change your life.
- You need to be fit to go to the gym.
- Counting calories are the best way to lose weight.
- Carbs are evil
- It’s better to eat frequent small meals
- One workout/diet is better than the other.
- Diet X will not work for you (try this instead).