Category Archive: Myths & Misconceptions

Apr 10

Is Weightlifting Bad For Your Health?

Is Weightlifting Bad For Your Health?

Weightlifting sometimes gets a negative reputation for being bad for your heart, joints and health in general, is there any truth to it? There are a few common misconceptions about weightlifting floating around in the popular knowledge domain about the negative effects of lifting weights on our health. So what is the truth and what …

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Mar 08

Why do people lift weights and go to the gym?

I do this for myself, fitness Quote

Why do people go to the gym, to lift weights and keep fit. What are their motivations and reasons why they keep it up and why do some people quit? There are two main reasons why people start going the gym. They want to improve their health and/or looks/aesthetics. Both reasons are actually connected more …

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Jan 31

Myths About The Effects of Anabolic Steroids

Myths About The Effects of Anabolic Steroids

What are the most common myths about the effects of taking anabolic steroids? just how much do they enhance athletic performance and muscle mass? There is so much supposedly common knowledge about steroids, however most of it is just massive misunderstandings about the effects of them. I wanted to address and list some of the …

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Jul 15

Basic Science Fitness Facts

Basic Science Fitness Facts

It’s time to look past all the myths and nonsense and get down to the actual science facts and findings. I have been doing some new research into fitness including weight loss, fat burning and muscle building. I wanted to know all the results and facts of the latest scientific research in the confusing world …

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Jun 16

The Low Fat Myth

The Low Fat Myth

What is the low fat myth and have you fallen for it? many have, low fat food products are everywhere but why? There seems to by an ever increasing and popular myth that fat is bad. This misconception is being fuelled further by the food industry. However in fairness food production companies are only giving …

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Feb 11

Weight Training Routines for Women

Workout Routines for Women

There are many benefits of weight training for women. However most women avoid it like the plague, because they see it as not feminine and not inline with their goals. Most women believe that cardio is the way to achieve their weight loss goals or ideal body. They fail to realise the potential benefits of …

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May 30

Biggest Diet Mistakes for Building Muscle Mass

Biggest Diet Mistakes

What are some of the biggest diet mistakes that weight lifters/bodybuilders make when trying to build muscle mass? this article is about the top diet mistakes that I have noticed and witnessed. Eating well is a very important part when it comes to muscle development and fitness in general. Unfortunately there are a fair few …

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May 20

How long should my workout be?

How long should my workout be

So how long should you workout for? you may have heard many different opinions and ideas on this. These suggestions can range anywhere from as little as 30 minutes or less to 2 hours or more. The truth is there is not any set time which is ideal to achieve results. The actual time that somebody should …

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Feb 10

So you don’t want to get too big or muscular!

don't want to get muscular

I have talked to many people about their weight training goals. What they would like to achieve and so on and very often I hear this comment from both men and women. “I don’t want to get too big or muscular”. This belief often turns them completely off performing weight training or lifting heavy weights. …

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Feb 03

Top 5 Workout Mistakes Men Make

Top 5 workout mistakes men make

This is the top 5 workout mistakes that men make when it comes to weight lifting and building muscle. Lifting too much weight Guys lifting too much weight is very common and it’s a huge mistake for a few good reasons. If you’re lifting beyond your ability your technique is going to suffer and if your …

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