Biggest Fitness Myths Debunked


#1 Myth: Sex is a Great Workout

Research shows that sex only burns about as many calories per minute as walking, and is usually over after six minutes. Unless you are going at it for hours at a time, don’t think your daily romp in the sack is all the exercise you need.

Myth: Sex is a Great Workout

#2 Myth: “Spot Training” Targets Fat in One Area of Your Body

No, doing butt-crunches won’t get rid of the fat in your rear, and doing sit-ups won’t lose the extra flab in your belly. Your body burns fat on an even keel. As you’ll see in Myth #1, exercise doesn’t really help with weight loss.