Myths about training to help you achieve realistic goals
Welcome to week three of our eight-week fitness challenge. This week is all about dispelling myths so that you can be realistic in your goals and what you can truly achieve.
As we go into the last two weeks of bodyweight workouts before we start adding in weights, let us look at banishing some of the most common fitness and training myths.
Women bulk up when they strength train
The simple answer is - no they don't. At the best of times women find it very hard to even develop a small amount of muscle that makes them look like they train. If you feel you are getting stocky-looking, then you are simply eating too many calories and there is more body fat developing around the small amount of muscle because the food balance isn't right.