6 Fitness Myths, Busted (And 3 Surprising Facts)

Purge these common mistakes from your workout and watch your body get stronger, fitter, and leaner.

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The truth about common fitness myths

by Ivan Yeh

Are you killing it in the gym but not seeing results? Chances are, you've fallen victim to bad advice. That's easy to do these days, notes Jessica Matthews, spokesperson for the American Council on Exercise (ACE): "We have greater access to information, but it isn't always accurate." Plus, new research is overturning longheld beliefs about the best ways to work out. No worries: Our star trainers are here to update your routine so you get the body you want.

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