We asked fitness experts, trainers, and instructors Whats the most harmful popular misconception about health and fitness? Heres what they told us. Getting too specialized in one type of fitness routine without variety will 9 times out of 10 lead to injury. A real fitness routine will require a lot of time, sacrifice, and commitment.
“Glorifying pain leads to more injuries, inconsistent results, and a very limited understanding of what it really means to harness the body’s power.
Learning how to balance high-intensity workouts with moderate and low-intensity workouts is a crucial skill for creating a balanced, sustainable program.”
“All those advertisements you see about getting in shape fast, and losing 10 pounds in one day are just that — advertisements! Achieving real fitness and losing weight in a sustainable way takes new habits, time, and determination. Be gentle with yourself and find a way to love your new lifestyle. Because that’s what it takes: lifestyle.” Read more…