The late Dr. Mel Siff called them “facts and fallacies of fitness.” Dr. Siff wrote an entire book devoted to the subject, and yet these myths prevail decades later.
Jay is back to bust some of these myths. We could have listed hundreds of them, but limited ourselves to ten. We chose these ten myths because they are so common that we have seen each of them surface in various forms in the last week alone.
1. Fasted cardio will destroy muscle.
2. You must eat every 2.5 hours or your muscles will cannibalize themselves.
3. Cardio on an empty stomach is the only effective form of cardio.
4. To lose fat, multiply your bodyweight by 10 to find out how many calories to eat.
5. Train heavy when you’re dieting hard.
6. You can gain muscle and lose fat at the same time without using anabolic steroids.
7. You can get shredded naturally.
8. You must take supplements to make gains in the gym.
9. Performing higher rep sets will give you those etched in muscle cuts.
10. I don’t want to get too muscular, so I only do push-ups.
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