Body fat: 6 most common myths

For many people, body fat is a reason for endless struggle to prevent the emergence of excess weight or obesity.

People who are trying to control their weight, have been working tirelessly, as is the fat to appear in the body, it is very difficult to get rid of.

Many frustrating is that despite the efforts, it is very difficult to get rid of fat that is deposited in certain areas of the body.

Sometimes it is due to genetics, and sometimes with disorders of the thyroid gland. Anyway, many fail because of misconceptions, which are already distributed worldwide.

If you still have doubts about the body fat, read our article in which we are dispelling the 6 most popular myths associated with body fat.

1. When we cease to do muscles turn into fat

Due to the loss of muscle tone we feel that it really is. We stop to do exercises that make the muscles hard and keep them in good shape, and because of this they begin to soften.

However, the muscles in any way can not turn into fat and fat cannot turn into muscle.

When we do in the gym or using the additional weight, the muscles are strengthened. When we cease to engage in, muscle fibers contract and muscles lose their tone.


2. Slow exercises help burn fat

No! Although these exercises can be very useful for people with injuries or diseases of the joints, they do not help us burn calories.

If you want to lose weight, you need to increase your daily calorie consumption and reduce their daily intake.

The key to success is exercise, aimed primarily at building muscle mass because they stimulate the metabolism and promote the burning of fat accumulated in the tissues.


3. We can burn fat in certain parts of the body

It is necessary to remember very clearly. It's one thing to get rid of fat, and another to keep the tone a certain part of the body.

Although some believe that exercises for certain muscle groups can help us to lose weight in a specific body part, they usually spend a lot of effort and not achieve any results.

In fact, these exercises are designed to strengthen and modeling problem areas, but to have this effect, first and foremost, you need to get rid of excess weight using other types of physical activity.

Weight loss occurs evenly, that is burning fat at the waist area, you burn it and in the hips, and in other places.

That's why we always suggest you to combine cardio activity with strength training.

4. Best way to get rid of the fat to the max

Most people know about how dangerous it is when fat accumulates in the body.

It is important to understand that fat in optimal quantities essential to the body, he performs certain functions. For example, it is necessary for formation of some hormones, to preserve vitamins and the regulation of body temperature.

Normal levels of body fat ranges from 15% in men and 22% women. Lesser or greater percentage of body fat can lead to certain health problems.


5. The more you sweat, the more fat burn

In any case! The amount of sweat has nothing to do with the number of calories that we burn during exercise.

Fat is stored in the body for energy in the future, when you will need it. That's why he can't be spent because of sweating.

Perspiration is a natural biological reaction, which helps us to regulate body temperature and to get rid of excess water and small amounts of chemicals, such as salt, sugar, urea and ammonia. That is why it is very important to drink water after any physical activity.

6. Local massage helps burn body fat

Fat acts as fuel for the body and it is necessary to spend to have it burned. Local massage or use zone does not contribute to fat burning.

Most ready foods for weight loss actually dehydrates a specific area, which allows us to supposedly "lose" a few inches.

Unfortunately, all that we have lost, in this case will be back in a few hours or days.published


P. S. And remember, only by changing their consumption — together we change the world! ©



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