Fitness: Myths vs. facts – Bad advice and outdated research could be putting a kink in your workout efforts. Here are some fitness myths that have proved to be just that.
Fitness: Myths vs. facts – Crunches do tone a small portion of your abs, but you may get better results from moves engaging your entire core.
Fitness: Myths vs. facts – Sweating doesn't equate to calories burned. It might be the result of a hot room, the weather or your physiology.
Fitness: Myths vs. facts – Running is safer on your joints than contact sports, but it's not totally harmless. A total-body workout at least twice a week along with regular jogs can build up muscles supporting the knees.
Fitness: Myths vs. facts – Stretching after exercise won't completely reduce soreness or speed muscle tissue repair, but can increase joint flexibility.
Fitness: Myths vs. facts – More and more studies are pointing to the power of short workouts rather than longer ones. Some research even suggests quickie sessions might be better.