Is Working Out Making You Fat?

By Misty

Frustrated WomanIf you’ve been working out for months only to see your trouble spots giving you more trouble, you are working out wrong. If you have been lifting weights for months, envisioning toned, defined muscles with no results, you are working out wrong.

Motivational fitness specialist Edward Jackowski, Ph.D., author of “Hold It! You’re Exercising Wrong” and “Escape Your Shape,” shares the common fitness fallacies that prevent people from achieving the body they want, and how to exercise properly so that they can finally achieve their goals. Dr. Jackowski, CEO and President of Exude, was the first to categorize individuals into four body types: Hourglass®, Spoon®, Ruler® or Cone®, and formulate the only medically proven patented body type fitness program that delivers a positive change to the body in thirty days or less. As a result, Edward is credited with being the first fitness specialist to teach and warn the public how certain exercises can either enhance someone’s physique/figure or actually make problem areas look worse. For more information, or to find out your body type and the workout you should – and should not – be doing, log on to

Most Common Fitness Myths

  • Lifting moderate to heavy weights is the most effective way of creating a healthier body ratio which burns more fat and increases weight loss
  • Walking is one of the best exercises anyone can do for weight loss and to combat osteoporosis
  • Squats, lunges and leg presses are excellent ways to trim the buttocks, legs and hips
  • To firm the fat on the back of your arms, kick-backs, push-ups and push-downs are all effective exercises
  • It’s important to stretch before and after each time you work out
  • We burn more calories and fat during long sustained aerobic activity, which is why we need to perform at least 20 minutes of aerobic exercise in order to receive fitness benefits
  • If you are genetically preprogrammed to have large thighs or large arms, then there’s not much you can do to alter it
  • The best time of day to exercise is in the morning, because it allows your body to burn calories throughout the day
  • When your body hits a plateau, you need to constantly change and alter your fitness regimen in order to improve
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2 Responses

  1. Emily says:

    That sounds pretty interesting.I hope the better alternative is to go for vitamins.Vitamin Shoppe at adds to sound health

  2. Charlotte says:

    Great article, love this site! I have more energy when I work out in the morning

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