With the wealth of information available on the benefits of physical activity, it's easy to see why you should exercise regularly. What's difficult, however, is starting a training program that works - and sticking to it. In the "Fitness Facts and Fallacies" chapter from Fitness Illustrated, author Brian Sharkey takes out the guesswork by introducing and explaining 12 proven fitness training principles. Going beyond the dos and don'ts, Sharkey also dispels common misconceptions that prevent people from achieving their fitness goals.
How important is warming up before a workout? Can muscle really turn to fat? Find out these answers and more in this FREE chapter of Fitness Illustrated.