Busted: Top 5 Workout Myths for Women that Rather Harm than Help

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It turned out that not every fitness advice really works.

Unfortunately, there’s a lot of workout pieces of advice out there that won’t help you meet your goals and can actually do more harm than good.

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Myth #1: To stay in shape, you only need to work out once or twice a week.

Truth: Once or twice a week won’t cut it for sustained health benefits. To see real results you should be exercising 3-5 times a week.

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Source: Business Insider

Myth #2: The best time to work out is first thing in the morning.

Truth: There is no best time for a workout. The best way is to make physical fitness a daily habit.

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Myth #3: Exercise is the best way to lose weight.

Truth: If you’re looking to lose weight, don’t assume that you can simply “work off” whatever you eat. The important part of losing weight is changing your eating habits into a healthier meal.

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Myth #4: Running a marathon is the ideal way to get fit.

Truth: You can get many of the benefits of long-distance running without ever passing the five-mile mark.

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Myth #5: Sports drinks are the best way to rehydrate after a workout.

Truth: Unfortunately, most sports drinks are just sugar and water.

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