The Top 10 Exercise Myths, Debunked (Infographic)

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There is plenty of research to support the fact that regular physical exercise offers a wide range of health benefits, including weight control, lower risk for chronic diseases, and improved mood. But what is the best way to exercise?

The findings for this question are not so clear. This infographic by WeightTraining.com debunks some of the most common myths about exercise, and offers guidance on how to incorporate the most beneficial habits into your physical activity routine.

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As you can see, many of the most commonly held notions about exercise are not necessarily true. It's important to take these facts under consideration when performing high-intensity exercise. For more ideas on how to increase your physical activity level amid a hectic schedule, check out these 10 Ways to Sneak In a Workout During a Busy Day.

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Topics: Healthy Living