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Misconceptions

Discussion in 'Weight Loss Through Exercise' started by Steve, Mar 23, 2007.

  1. Jericho

    Jericho Senior

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    ...what are you talking about?
     
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  3. xGOx

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    Good but i have a question if i want 2 lose weight should i lift heavy or light weights ?
     
  4. Steve

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    I'd need to know more about you to answer that question satisfactorily. How much weight do you have to lose?
     
  5. Garie4Wellness

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    I think I also read some blog in the internet with almost the same say about this misconceptions. I actually thought before when you stop lifting weights it makes you fat. I heard that with exercising too, when you stop it, it will only result in gaining weight than loosing it. Is this true?
     
  6. ainiclive

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    wow you saved me from doing many things in wrong manner. I love squats and I use to do that in a slow and steady manner. I never go for tough exercises that after leaving them I will be back :)
     
  7. TheMufasa

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    please sticky...

    oh wait
     
  8. mrskurt

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    Great thread!
    I'm so confused about exercises every where that I read tells me something different. I find most of the responses here very logical, however why would lifting and cardio exercises when being combined together be considered counterproductive if you're tryingto build lean muscle and lose weight at same time? Isn't that what convicted prisoners do? Their workouts are very extreme cardio combined with extreme lifting, and their bodies are awesome. I'm not suggesting anyone go to prison or join a navey seal military workout but it does seem to work for them.
     
  9. angela8915

    angela8915 New Member

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    Excellent info here, I am currently doing some research and found exactly what I was looking for.
     
  10. wellnesswarrior

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    Great list! It's no wonder that so many people feel overwhelmed when trying to adopt a new training regimen or when training for the first time. Spot reducing and the idea that women shouldn't lift weights or they'll bulk up are the most common myths I come across. Every now and then I also hear people say that you can't gain any muscle doing calisthenics and the only way to lose fat is high intensity endurance cardio.
     
  11. Abhibhava Ubriani

    Abhibhava Ubriani New Member

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    I think this post belong to my sister, she also reads magazines to know more about maintain the weight and how to adopt healthy life style.
     
  12. freenstrong

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    I read in a book ("Brain Rules") that the brain uses/"burns" 20% of the calories in the body.
    Hmmm.... Maybe if we learn as many things as we can and think more we will strengthen our brains. :)
     

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