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4 BIG Workout Missteps

Working out is something that a lot of people try at least one time in their lives. But what they don’t think about are some of the workout missteps that come along with working out.  I’m not talking about high school sports, I’m talking about actually going to a gym or buying workout equipment for the purpose of getting into shape.

But, a lot of these people have no clue as to what they are doing. Oh, it’s no fault of their own, it’s just something they really don’t know about.

Today, I will outline some common missteps people do when engaging in a workout program. Whether it’s for losing weight or gaining muscle, understanding the process and avoiding missteps will give you a much better workout and, therefore, much better results.

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Workout Mistake by People Over 50

When people over 50 start working out, they tend to make workout mistakes.  Oh sure, everyone makes mistakes in all walks of life, that’s just nature.

But, if you can avoid a workout mistake before you start working out, isn’t that a good thing?

Today, I’m going to discuss one workout mistake people over 50 make when starting to workout.

One of the biggest workout mistakes is not balancing the muscles when working out.  Let me explain a bit…. Continue reading

Does Muscle Weigh More Than Fat?

The question, “Does Muscle Weigh More Than Fat” is one for the ages!  In the fitness world, the “muscle weigh more than fat” argument has gone on for a LONG time and I’m sure it will continue.

BUT, I’ll add my thoughts on this “muscles weighs more than fat” argument.  Lately, I’ve been reading quite a bit about muscle and fat and this weighs this much and that weighs that much and bla bla bla. Oh, believe me, if you’re into numbers and how everything breaks down into grams and centimeters and how 1 gram of fat burns 9 calories and….well, you get the picture, then it’s truly fascinating. But let’s face it, how many of us really like to understand that kind of stuff? Not a whole heck of a lot of us, right?

Now, if we were competing in body building or figure, that’s a whole different perspective and everything little ounce and gram needs to be accounted for, that’s just the nature of that sport. And if you compete in that sport, you know what I’m talking about.

But, for the person who wants to workout to be fit and healthy, getting that in depth with Continue reading