And Muscle Turns to Fat If You Don't Use It
If you're the kind of person who would rather hit up a workout class than binge a show on Netflix or constantly reads up on the latest fitness trends, then you probably know a lot about working out and how it affects your body. But do you?
Isn't cardio the best way to burn fat? What about lifting weights — won't heavy weights make you bulk up? And if you want to lose weight, shouldn't you be hitting the gym as much as possible? Despite what you may have heard from your gym buddy or read on your favourite wellness blog, there are so many fitness myths that make trainers roll their eyes and sometimes scratch their heads.
Before you spend hours in the gym doing cardio or 50 reps with the two-pound pink-coated dumbbells, scroll through this list. We tapped certified personal trainers and fitness experts who dispel some of the most common fitness myths out there.