5 Fitness Myths:
Can you “spot reduce”?
Truth: Weight loss is first determined by your genetics and happens all over.
Machines are safer than weights?
Truth: Using free weights with proper form and pain-free flexibility and movement produces better real-world results.
Women will bulk up with strength training.
Truth: Women don’t have the same amount of testosterone and growth hormone level that men do, so bulky is more difficult, women will get leaner and stronger.
Your not “losing weight” because your putting on muscle.
Truth: You will not put on muscle at a rate that will significantly offset weight loss. It is all based on the amount of calories in versus calories out creating a caloric deficit.
You should stop eating carbs if you want to see results.
Truth: If you plan on doing strength training, cardio, or a sport of any kind carbs are essential. Without them you will do more harm than good being lean and healthy is one of your fitness goals