“Muscle can turn into fat, lifting weights makes you look like Arnold, and a thousand crunches a day will give you a six-pack. Yes, fitness myths are many, and they are persistent — like mosquitoes on a late-summer night in Washington. And they haven’t changed much over the years, according to Shirley Archer, a fitness and wellness educator with the American Council on Exercise.

‘People are always engaging in wishful thinking that they can transform their body with minimal effort,’ says Archer, who has written many books on health and fitness. ‘And our sound-bite culture isn’t helping’…” continue reading.

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