Many people all around the world struggle with weight issues- even if it’s not obesity. And when it comes to working out, and this only helps promote misconceptions, which are useless at best, and harmful at worst. So, here we are with knowledge about fitness, taken directly from top trainers, which will help you clear up some of the most common misconceptions. Check them out!
1. Is your workout intense enough?
Survey says that the maximum intensity of your workout can be realized by monitoring your heart rate. For low-intensity exercises, 50% of your max heart rate is excellent, while for medium and high-intensity exercises, 60-70% of your maximum heart rate should be aimed for.
2. Compound movements for weight-loss.
Compound movements like Push-ups and deadlifts are more powerful for weight loss. Because they involve too many muscles in movements to burn more calories.
3. Don’t let your workout pattern be monotonous.
Doing same things again can lead you to less output and same result. Doing the same thing can not help you change the things, you need to do different things. Add a few high-intensity workouts to your routine.
4. Don’t compensate for your workout with food!
Instead of dieting, try to eat healthy food and stay fit with a full stomach. Do not compromise with your appetite, but you should eat fatless food. And keep drinking water. Try to workout more.
5. The misconception about protein
It’s important to understand that high levels of proteins are required those who expel an extreme amount of energy- such as body-builders and athletes.
6. Don’t rest too much
There is no use if you will take long breaks between your workout routines. It will not help you to lose weight.
7. Lose those dumbbells
It’s vital to dedicate some 40-65% of your workout period to strength training as weight-loss training also leads to loss of muscle mass.
8. Don’t let your workout be leisurely
If you are so serious about weight loss, then your workout should be well routined and intense.