Myth #1: The only way to increase
cardiovascular fitness is through aerobic exercises
such as running or dancing. FALSE: Recent research
has declared that weight resistance training does
have cardiovascular benefits.
Myth #2: Weight training, because of all
that straining, can lead to heart problems. FALSE:
Recent research has declared that weight resistance
training in fact reduces the incidence of heart
Myth #3: The more you run or do aerobic
exercise the healthier you will be. FALSE:
Over-training in any sport is dangerous and can lead
to injuries and exhaustion.
Myth #4: Aerobic exercise is the only, or
at least the best, way to lose fat. FALSE: Lots of
fat people run; cardio or any type of exercise must
be combined with proper nutrition to lose weight.