We all grew up believing things about how to treat our health, lose weight, get fit, etc. What you have to do is perform some due diligence along the way, and this way you can weed out the good from the bad advice. As it concerns information in any area, the body of information will sometimes have to be revised to reflect new research findings, etc. At this point, most adults and even teens with a clue know what the deal is; marketing and advertising is not always about telling you the truth about the products. There is great value with learning myths in any area, and that is what we are serving up for you in this article.
Concerning weight lifting – lift heavy weights to get big, and lift lighter ones to achieve definition but not mass. The myth says that it is better to do a bunch of extra reps with lighter weights than fewer reps with heavier weights.
This is a gender issue because female lifters and body builders do not have those hormones that cause muscles to get really huge. How you decide to do this and what your goals are is a personal decision you need to make on your own. People have been lied to so much that they think just about all cholesterol is bad and to avoided no matter what. In fact, you are likely not getting some important nutrients from your diet as a side effect of avoiding cholesterol in your diet. It is achieving the substances in the right amounts so there is the necessary balance between them that is what you should strive for in your diet. Optimal health includes everything but in the right proportions and ratios, so do not fall for this one, either. So when you are ever in doubt about cholesterol, perhaps you should talk to your doctor if it is bothering you that much.
You’ve probably spent the better part of the last decade trying to stay away from saturated fats. For a really long time, the pervading message has been that all saturated fats are terrible for you and should be avoided at all costs. If you are now wondering if it is safe to consume these fats, then maybe ask your doctor if you have existing conditions. The truth is that there are many factors that will affect how your body responds to fat intake. You will find the best results come from eating a sensible diet that has all kinds of the right stuff in it.
There are some things that are lies and only meant to take your money, and this is not just in fitness areas. If you have been gullible in the past, then just try to get better with not thinking all you read is the truth. But in actuality, we have not even scratched the surface of all that is out there in life.