Yes hard work is the key success ,so have you joined a gym? Or are you working out on your own? And yes off course people are giving you different opinions on various stuff.But before you set your mind on certain ideas , here are some MYTHS which you should completely ignore-
1.AEROBICS BOOST METABOLISM-
What aerobics does is , it act actually increases the calorie burn by 20% .Which in turn boost blood flow and increase adsorption in body.
2.YOGA MAKES YOU SLIM-
Yoga is a great way to connect to your inner self.It helps to bring peace .However it helps to keep you fit.It does not help burn as many calories as a regular cardiovascular workout but instead focuses on improving flexibility, balance, strength and also helps keep the heart safe. Only practicing hot yoga helps in weight loss, not all its forms.
3.WEIGHT GAIN AFTER 30-
Less workout and lower hormone levels make the hormonal level to fall after 30.But this doesn’t mean you cant stay fit after 30. A healthy diet and moderate exercise can enable you to stay in shape.
4.SWIMMING NOT TO LOSE WIGHT-
Its always nice to take a dip in the pool, but remember that extra lengths don’t make you lose extra calories.Swimming helps in improving lungs and better breathing, also helps in toning muscles but it does not help in losing weight. This happens because the buoyancy of the water helps support the body and results in a far less strenuous workout as compared to running where you need your own steam.
5.NO PAIN NO GAIN-
Yes you may feel the pain and yes you can go bragging about it .But my friend that doesn’t mean that if the pain stops so will your progress .
6.SWEATING MAKES YOU BURN CALORIES-
Sweating is our bodies process to cool down the heat produced due to different physical work.Getting drenched after your cardio workout or afternoon run doesn’t mean that you’ve burnt extra calories.Fat remains oxidized inside the body, and its not going to vanish just because you’re sweating.
7.WOMEN LIFT IT UP-
Masculinization in females are a result of excessive androgenic hormones, and female weight lifters in the media take steroids to build bigger muscles. Without use of such steroids, lifting weights can possibly not make you look like a man. Instead it cuts your fat, tones you up and helps you get closer to your desired shape.
8.Running is bad for knees-
Even though most running injuries generally affects the knees, running in itself doesn’t harm them. Quite in contrast running helps in thickening the cartilage of your knee cartilage. This is the reason experts advice regular jogs in addition to a full body workout. So the next time you go for a run, be rest assured your knees are safe!
9.CRUNCHES FOR ABS-
Crunches undoubtedly strengthens muscles of the abdomen area but it hardly makes lose you lose that muffin top. A slim mid section comes with a lean body. Everyone has abdomen muscles, you just need to lose the fat to make them pop – and crunches don’t help.
10.MUSCLES AT 40-
Yes there is a low metabolic rate after a particular age , but this wont stop you from building your muscles .With proper training and diet you can still get big .