STRENGTH TRAINING

Strength training improves joint function and bone density; strengthens muscles, tendons and ligaments; intensifies fat metabolism; and increases the ability to enhance physical activity performance

CARDIO EXERCISE

Cardiovascular exercise provides mental clarity, elevated mood or contentment, and immune system support; improved function of the heart, lungs and circulatory system; burns an amazing number of calories; and boosts overall health, fitness and performance

FLEXIBILITY

Improved flexibility increases joint range of motion, which can improve physical activity performance and decrease risk of injury

Common Exercise Myths

You should give 100 percent effort during every workout

Low-intensity exercise burns more fat

Women shouldn’t lift weights because it’ll make them bulky

No pain, no gain

Stretching before exercise will prevent injury

Strength training will only build muscle, not help me lose weight

Exercise will help me lose weight quickly

It’s dangerous to exercise when you get older

You can’t build muscle without taking supplements

Working out at the gym is better than working out at home (or vice versa)

Crunches are the key to flat abs

The more you sweat, the more you burn

Running is bad for your knees

You can focus on losing fat from certain body parts

Doing lots of cardio is the best way to lose weight

Strength training means using machines and heavy weights

Yoga isn’t a “real” workout

You should work out every day

Aerobic training is more important than strength training

People who exercise need less sleep

Machines are a safer way to exercise because you’re doing it right every time

Health & Fitness Trends

79% of adult Americans do not meet minimum exercise guidelines

69% of adult Americans are overweight or obese

34% of adults worldwide do not meet minimum exercise guidelines

39% of adults worldwide who are overweight or obese

5,300,000 people worldwide die every year from lack of physical activity

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