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8 Fitness 'Tips' That Are Doing More Harm Than Good

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  • If you’ve been working out for any length of time or simply follow the trends in exercise, you know there is no shortage of conflicting and confusing advice; it can be a struggle to separate fitness fact from fiction
  • Some of the common myths around exercise include the belief working out transforms fat into muscle; exercise is the single best way to lose weight; and your body mass index (BMI) is an accurate measure of your overall health
  • I share my opinions about eight fitness tips that may be doing more harm than good, mainly because I want you to take control of your health and get the most enjoyment and benefit from your workouts

By Dr. Mercola

If you've been working out for any length of time or simply following the trends in exercise, you know there is no shortage of conflicting and confusing advice. It can be a struggle to separate fitness fact from fiction. An article published in Business Insider sought to address 15 of the biggest exercise myths.


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