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Clearing up the myths for weight loss!

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Struggling to lose weight, so many myths about fat loss we can help you guys clear up. There is a lot of good advice online but with this, there is also bad advice. Here are some things we can help you understand a bit better we hope! 

Cardio is the best way to lose weight 

A lot of people presume cardio is the only way to lose fat, but have you ever considered weight training to ditch those extra calories? These days it is recognized that weight training builds muscle more efficiently than cardio.

Quality VS Quantity

Someone who does a 30minute session could be burning the same amount of calories as a one-hour session as it’s all about technique and performance.

Heard of drop sets? Drop setting is weight training for fat loss where you can perform one exercise at the max possible resistance before dropping the weight immediately without a break.

By not having the rest breaks you can save all the time you might be using unnecessarily chatting, looking in the mirror or scrolling on Instagram.

Lifting weights will make you very muscly

Stop listening to the myths about getting bulky when you left weights especially the ladies!! This will not happen.

Don’t worry guys – you won’t get bulk like Arnold either. Lifting weights is a great way to get fit and toned fast. You can lose body fat and gain strength without bulking. Not only this but weight training has been proven to raise your metabolism for up to 24 hours after your workout!

Not having fat in your diet is the best way to lose weight

This is not true. Adding carbs, proteins and fats into your diet is a healthy diet. Whole foods are the best way to go, just cut out the processed foods like cereal, sodas, fast food and added dressings or sugars and you should be on your way!

All calories are equal

“All calories, have the same energy content” however this is not true. Different foods go through different metabolic pathways. Eg. A protein calorie won’t be the same as a fat calorie or a carb calorie. 

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