Fact or Fiction? The Fitness Edition!

Improve your fitness regime by separating fact from myth.

Fact or Fiction? The Fitness Edition!

You might be surprised to discover that there are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to fitness, some of which you might believe, and it may be holding you back from reaching your true potential.

Learn which health tips can help you up your fitness game, and which you should dump.


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"You Can Lose Weight in the Specific Area You Want"

This is FICTION. There is no such thing as “spot reducing fat”. Fat is a store of energy. When your body draws on it, it pulls fats from several stores and circulates them in the blood to the organs that need an energy boost. While some fat is stored locally, most of it is circulated based on the body’s needs to other locations. As a result, working out your legs won’t necessarily kick the fat on your thighs.

Is Your Stomach Cramp Actually Diverticulitis?

It may not just be indigestion.

We've all been there — we get a cramp in our stomach, maybe with some nausea or constipation. It's easy to think it may just be indigestion. But what if it's something more serious like diverticulitis? That's a condition of inflammation or infection in one or more small pouches that can form in your digestive tract. Here's how to tell the difference between the pain and how to know when you should see a doctor.