There's always a lot of great articles to go through when putting together this list. Presenting info that is both informative and relevant goes along with making sure you have the best info at your disposal. Educating you and not letting you fall for some of the garbage that is out there is important. It helps in the long struggle to get rid of myths, false claims, and bad information.
One of the biggest pieces of garbage out there is the "detox." There is no need to buy $60 juices that are marketed as some cure for weight loss or a "jumpstart." It's freakin juice!! Nothing special at all. Do you have a liver? Is it functioning properly? Do you have kidneys? Are they functioning? Did you answer Yes to those questions? Awesome, you have all the detox tools you need!! Yay!
Here are some more useless diet claims: Diet Claims
Along those lines, we've often been fed nutritional advice and we take it as fact all the time because "Person A" or "Person B" said so. Advice from long ago to avoid fat, to make everything low fat is kind of why our society is in the obesity epidemic it is in. What other crappy advice have we been told?
Destructive Nutrition Lies
This is an upcoming post that will likely be posted Wednesday, but a little preview is that exercise needs to be associated with loving your body, loving the feeling of your body moving. Not because you hate your body. You exercise to feel good, to get that rush of endorphins that are released when you exercise. It is no way, shape, or form punishment. It should not be punishment for that cheeseburger or those cookies.
This article touches on that kind of mindset, and how exercise is becoming the next "eating disorder"
On a lighter note, here are 15 weird fitness records. I really only heard of the plank record, the rest are kind of interesting to down right weird.
In honor of Easter, here are some great ideas for Easter Baskets that goes past the usual jelly beans.
30 seconds on/20 seconds off x 4 rounds
Take 60-90 seconds between rounds