I remember a group of trainers at a gym once assuming that I always did cardio, couldn’t be further from the truth. It’s just every time they saw me, I was attached to a spin bike teaching. 1,523 more words
Excellent. I do love myth exploding.
(Apologies to anyone who’s a Facebook friend — some of this will be a re-hash of the links I’ve been posting there today.)
It’s occurred to me today that because I’ve been thinking about fat acceptance & health at every size concepts for a few years now, I sometimes talk about these concepts in a very “I hold these truths to be self-evident” way. 663 more words
It’s still so widely misunderstood about what sports drinks actually do for you. They’re really not necessary, or good for you, at all. Based on a few studies done, and my own experience, I am going to give you a little insight into the “purpose” of them, and why they’re ineffective. 302 more words
This is an all too common misconception that is slowly weening away–I think/hope.
Telling people to stay away from fats because they make you fat is extremely contradictory. 318 more words
After recently talking with my doctor, I reaffirmed my belief that there is no need to do cardio to be healthy. Yes, cardiovascular exercise is healthy for you, but it isn’t optimal in achieving the goals of most people, especially running. 349 more words