Fitness and bodybuilding can be regarded as nearly an art or science as there are so many nuances that must be considered and so many myths debunked before even starting training. Sometimes one need to learn first how to perform different types of exercises (cardio, strengthening, stretching and other) in proper order, how to apply different techniques, what risks may arise. A huge part of health and fitness science is dedicated to muscles and particular exercises such as squat, bend, push, pull which are designed to build muscles. Here we are going to debunk a few basic fitness myths about workout which may be helpful as for beginners as for sports professionals.
1. Skipping the Warm-Up is OK
Workout can not be an aim in itself, so skipping the warm up activities is one of the most common mistakes. It is recommended to raise body temperature during workout by 1-2 °C so that sweat appeares. Increase the blood flow to muscles by doing squats, side bends, trunk twists, arm circles and other movements. If you want to know more useful information about the most common fitness myths, please keep reading.