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MYTH: If you're looking to lose weight, you should cut out all fats. Think ditching fats is the best way to start dropping poundage? Think again: According to Dr. Lipman, fats aren't what are making you flabby. "Fat does not make you fat — it is sugar, wheat, and refined carbs that do so because they cause the release of insulin, which leads to fat storage," he says.
Everyone knows exercise plays an important role in our general health, but whether its a lack of motivation, the need to travel to the gym, the cost of equipment, or simply know-how, these supposed obstacles often stand in our way. In reality, all you need is yourself. Here's how you can get a full-body workout with nothing but your body.
Burn calories before you jump in the shower with this bodyweight circuit from Craig Ballantyne, C.S.C.S. Perform this circuit without rest between exercises. Then rest 1 minute and repeat the circuit. Do as many circuits as you can in 10 minutes.