Apr 10

Exercise Myth IV

Early morning is the best time for work out training

Fact: there is no specific time that can be determine as best time to work out

The best time to work out is the time when you are actually working out. Although most people are prefer to exercise in the morning because it is easier to perform their exercise program. Any later than that some unexpected events might happen that can hinder them to perform their workout schedule.

Always perform cardio exercise first before doing strength exercise

Fact: it does not matter which exercise that should be perform first

Any exercise sequence is good, people just need to ensure that they perform both type of exercise for better result on the physical program.

Working out with empty stomach can burn more body fat and reduce weight faster

Fact: working out with empty stomach has no effect on the weight loss program’s result

In fact exercising with empty stomach could make people has no energy to perform the training schedule. So, even if people are training early in the morning as soon as they wake up, they should eating something light to build up more energy to work out.

Stretching prior to exercise can improve the training

Fact: stretching before the training can decrease the work out

Stretching before the real exercise will make some tissues and muscles to relax which will reduce the exercise performance and also increase the risk for getting injured.

If there is no sweat, then the exercise is not intense enough

Fact: each people are sweating differently, therefore people should not be bothered on how much sweat that they produced when exercising.

Muscle will become fat if you stop exercising

Fact: muscle has different substance than fat, so it cannot automatically turn to fat

When people stop exercising, their muscle cells will start to decrease causing the muscle become smaller. This will allow body to store more fat to fill the space from the decreased muscle.

Sauna can assist people to burn fat

Fact: sauna will make body to lose fluid because of the sweating

The weight that is lose is due to the loss of water from body not from the fat. The weight will be back in 24 hours from the water that you drink.

 

So, in conclusion after going through all of the exercise myths that have been described, make an improvement to habits, lifestyle, dedication and hard work on the exercise program is the best method to get best result in weight loss program.

Mar 25

Exercise Myth III

Human metabolism slowing down after 30 years old

Fact: metabolism slowing down because people become less active not older

Most people will notice their gaining weight once they reach 30, but this is happen because they have become less active than they usually do. Therefore many people assume that their metabolism is slowing down, and the assumption become popular.

Regular workout will help your body to reduce saving the unwanted and unneeded body fat

Using extra weight in the hand when jogging can improve the exercise result

Fact: this action will increase the chance of getting injured

Many people are always getting impatient and looking for faster result. This action would actually increase the stress to their muscles, ligaments and joints. As results it will increase the risk of getting injury and also the risk of chronic injuries too.

Muscles are heavier than fat

Fact: muscles will use less area because compare to fat they are denser.

Just like one pound of cotton has the same weight of one pound of steel, one pound of muscle is the same weight as a pound of fat. It is the density which is different. Fat will require more space than muscles at the same weight.

Work out at lighter intensity for long time can reduce more fat

Fact: people will burn more fat and faster way if they are training in high intensity

The best method to reduce body fat is to perform interval exercise. In this training people will increase their heart rate for 1 minute then go back to the previous intensity for 1 minute then keep repeating the cycle for 30 minutes long. This high intensity training will produce better result in burning fat.

Jogging is the best method to make the body fit

Fact: there are no absolute method to be fit

The best method to make the body become fit is to perform the exercise you enjoy the most. People will able to be consistent doing their work out schedule if they enjoying it and their body become fit because of the work out.

Mar 08

Exercise Myth II

Exercising 5 days a week for the best results

Fact: the best result will come with the result of full commitment in exercise according to program, yet people do not have to spend 5 days a week in exercise

What people must to determine is the actual realization when they exercising. There are so many people who are eager to exercise when they begin their exercise program and perform full workout during the first 2 week. And after they did not see the result that they hope for by measuring their weight every day, they become discourage and start feeling pointless to keep on exercising and then finally quit.

It is usually will takes around 90 days of regular exercise for beginner to finally notice the result of their commitment.

No pain no gain

Fact: when you feeling any pain, you actually would not have the exercise results

There is a big differences of getting soreness and pain injury. People will definitely getting sore, nevertheless they should not exercising too hard to the point of getting injuring themselves.

Getting professional help whether from personal trainer or other fitness experts could be the best solution if you want for faster and better result in your exercise program.

Just by doing aerobics you can reduce your weigh because your metabolism is improved

Fact: people must perform complete exercise type to get real fat loss result

To lose weight by exercising, people will require to perform combination of exercise such as cardiovascular, strength training and flexibility exercise into their work out program. The combination of exercise will improve body metabolism, so the body fat will burn more efficiently.

The workout must always be performed intensely

Fact: people should regulate the intensity of their training from light to medium to hard and back to light.

Each person has variety of pain tolerance level. When their body are in great condition, they can perform medium to hard training, while they are not in a great shape, it will be better to perform light exercise to prevent from injuring themselves.

Workout training make people cannot sleep at night

Fact: working out will make people to have better sleep

People should finish their exercise around 4 hours before sleeping. Workout can reduce the stress from your body and mind, so people can get rest and sleep easier.

Exercising in a gym is the best method to have great shape

Fact: there are so many ways to have great shape without have to work out in a gym.

People can do jogging, walk or ride a bike around their neighborhood, or doing aerobics in their living room or yards and many other exercise. Although, it will be easier to get motivated when exercising in a gym since there will be companies and friend to exercise together.

Working out raise your appetite

Fact: people would feel less hungry

Most of the time after performing work out people will feel less hungry than they normally would. But, if they feel like eating they should. Although they need to be careful not to damage their exercise by consuming more calories than they should.

Feb 25

Exercise Myth

Eliminate large belly with ab exercise

Fact: You cannot eliminate pot belly with ab exercise.

No matter how much the ab exercise that you do, the exercise will not buffed your stomach. The stomach would become smaller and appear toned after you have change your eating habits and also decrease the overall body fat.

Bulking up with strength training

Fact: The main purpose of strength training is not to make the muscle become bulky but to improve the efficiency of metabolism.

Strength training is one of exercise wonder. Unlike men, women cannot gain muscle despite what you have read from various exercise magazines.

This is because the differences of hormones in women compare to men. The hormones which are produced by women body are very different from men. Hence women does not has the ability to gain muscle like their opposite gender.

But, people should incorporate strength training to their workout program at least 2 days/week to improve the efficiency of their exercise program and also improve the exercise overall results. Strength training will also improve bone density which is very important for every women.

Measure the weight every day to keep up the progress

Fact: People should change their goal from ‘weight’ loss to ‘fat’ loss.

Measuring the body composition at the start of weight loss program will be less disappointing compare than measuring the weight every day. Weigh in every day can make you become discourage and bringing you down mentally and emotionally.

People should know that every pound of lean muscle that they gain, it will make the fat burning process become more effective. Their body will also become much better with additional lean muscle.

Good workout is marked by soreness

Fact: Muscle soreness is caused there is small tears from the muscle, if the muscle become too sore than the damage would be worse and you need to rest more than usual to recover the muscle tear.

If a person begin any fitness program, they are surely will get sore muscle, particularly when they did not been exercising for a long time. But, after working out regularly for around a month, they will no longer get sore after they are finish doing their exercise routine.

But, they should be ready to feel some muscle soreness when they switch to another type of work out. This is happen because they will be using different muscle than the regular muscles which have been strengthen by their previous exercise type.