What crazy thing did you once believe about health or fitness that turned out to be false? One of my favorite fitness bloggers shared a list of fitness and weight loss lies women tend to fall victim to, and I had to share them with you ...
For those of you who haven't checked out her blog, The Fitnessista, you really must--she's an amazing whirlwind of healthy living advice and ideas. I'm constantly inspired by her!)
1. Restricting calories is the way to lose fat. Quite the contrary, says Gina: "It elicits an I'm starving response and causes the body to hold onto fat, in case it needs it for the winter. Your body is an engine that needs fuel to do its thang!"
2. Crunches will give you a six pack. "Nope. You need a combo of healthy eats, cardio and minimal toning work for lovely abbies."
3. You can make fat cells disappear. "While you can reduce the size of fat cells, they never actually go away." [Note from Sarah: This is a sort of depressing reality, but, eatingRead More »from 4 Fitness & Weight Loss Myths (Don't Be Fooled By These)