The Most Damaging Fitness Myths Of The Year, Crushed By Anna Cousins

As gyms and leisure centres closed in early 2020, the nation took to the internet in search of guidance and support with health and fitness. Google queries and questions about ‘exercise’ increased at an extraordinary rate in March. In fact, more people took to the internet for help on the topic than ever before in history. There’s no doubt about it, the internet has been a workout lifeline for millions. However, with such a vast amount of advice and information on offer, it’s easy to get deceived by all the noise. Whilst some myths are no more than harmless half-truths, others could do more damage to your body than good. Your body has its own truths One of the reasons myths circulate in the first place is because we each respond differently to exercise. You must understand that what works for your BFF, neighbour or colleague might not work for…

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