There are a lot of popular myths and misconceptions about working out and getting in shape. But to be honest, generally we’re just making things more complicated for ourselves. Sometimes, we even let these myths intimidate us into not working out!
Here are a few such fitness myths:
- You have to start young. There is a common misconception that it’s dangerous to start working out later in life but this is simply not true. While it is true that you should be cautious when starting a new exercise program, it’s never too late to start improving your health!
- You need supplements. Sure, some people like bodybuilders and strength trainers can benefit from taking supplements and protein shakes but for the average person there is generally no need.
- You should bring a sports drink. Just like with supplements, sports drinks have their place but they’re not really for the average person. For serious athletes in longer term, high performance scenarios a sports drink can be beneficial, but it’s simply not needed for someone who works out an hour a day.
To learn more about common fitness myths check out 10 Stubborn Exercise Myths that Won’t Die, Debunked by Science. For tip on how to work out the right way, visit Ways to Make the Most of Your Workout!
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