FITNESS TIPS

There are many myths which you belive but aren't true.So you need to breakthrough them and replace with the real facts.Here your misconception regarding fitness will be cleared.

Rest and workout

Myth:

Workout provides better results that is more workout gives more result

Fact:

Diet and rest are the major factors for results so a healthy diet and proper rest is a must

Veg and non veg diet

Myth:

Vegetarian diet is healthier than non vegetarian diet as suggested by our elders

Fact:

Meat has a complete amino acid profile which is absent in vegetarian foods

Females and bulkiness

Myth:

Lifting weights causes bulkiness in females because of which many females don't join gym

Fact:

Females have a different body physiology because which there is no bulkiness in females


Brown sugar vs white sugar

Myth:

Brown sugar has less calorie content than white sugar

Fact:

Brown sugar has same calories as white sugar has

Water quantity required

Myth:

You should drink 8-10 glasses of water for proper body functioning

Fact:

You should drink as much water as your body wants

Brown bread vs White bread

Myth:

Brown bread has less calorie content than white bread

Fact:

Both brown and white bread have same calorie content


Sweat and fat

Myth:

The more you sweat the more fat you burn which is the most common myth

Fact:

Sweat is a response to regulate body temperature

Soreness and workout

Myth:

If you are not sore the next day then you didn't workout good

Fact:

If nutrition is perfect there can be no soreness as the recovery is good

Fat and muscle

Myth:

Weight lifting is the way to turn your body fat into muscles

Fact:

Anyhow fat cannot be turned into muscles


Carbs and weight loss

Myth:

You can lose weight by cutting carbs from your diet

Fact:

A balanced calorific deficit diet makes you lose weight

Spot reduction

Myth:

You can reduce fat from a particular spot or portion of your body

Fact:

Spot reduction of body fat is not possible you need to reduce whole body fat

Caffeine

Myth:

Consumption of caffeine (which is present in coffee and tea) is harmful

Fact:

Over consumption of caffeine is harmful


Diet and Cardio

Myth:

You can eat anything (junk and non nutritios food), and lose fat by cardio

Fact:

Nothing can compensate an out of control diet

Food

Myth:

For better results eat only broccoli and chicken as they contain protein and amino acids

Fact:

Eating only 2-3 particular sources of food will make you nutrient deficient

Crunches and planks

Myth:

Crunches are the best abdominal exercises which is most preferred myth

Fact:

Plank is the best abdominal exercise as it engages more core muscles than crunches do


Low fat vs full fat milk

Myth:

Low fat milk has less calcium than full fat milk

Fact:

Skimmed and semi-skimmed milk actually have more calcium because calcium is in watery part and not in creamy part of milk.

Metabolism and weight loss

Myth:

Slow metabolism prevents weight loss.

Fact:

Studies prove that resting metabolism is directly related to the body weight whereas metabolism rate increases with high physical activity.

Food eaten

Myth:

Food taken late nights is more fattening

Fact:

Studies revealed that large meals eaten late night did not make much change i.e. to store more fat.


Soy

Myth:

Soy is a great alternative for protein

Fact:

Soy has lower protein digestibility

Running

Myth:

Running is bad for your knees

Fact:

Bad nutrition and posture while running damages your knees

Vegetarians and muscles

Myth:

Vegetarians cannot build muscles

Fact:

Vegetarians can be as muscular as meat eaters by getting their proteins from vegetables sources

Overweight person and exercises

Myth:

Only overweight persons need to exercise

Fact:

Many people think that exercises helps to loose weight and they do not need to loose weight whereas exercises help to keep us healthy

Fats

Myth:

Low fat or no fat diet is good for you

Fact:

Fats are required by your body as they provide energy,helps in tissue repair, and helps to transport vitamins A,D,E and K in the body
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