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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“Eating Before a Workout Helps You Burn Fat”

This is a FACT. Much like a car needs gas to run, your body needs its fuel in order to be energized and motivated for activity, especially when it comes to fitness. If you work out on an empty stomach, you’ll feel tired faster and you’ll exercise with lower intensity. That means fewer calories burned, less muscle built and less of a metabolism boost. As a rule of thumb, you should aim to eat 30 to 60 minutes before an exercise depending on what your stomach can handle to make the most of your workout.

We all love a good cup of coffee to wake us up in the morning. But that routine drink may be doing good things for your health. Turns out, drinking coffee could help you do three big things: burn fat, lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, and boost your mood. Watch the video below to see how, plus three ways to spice up your coffee with adding calories!