13 Fitness Myths Debunked

Additional reporting by K. Aleisha Fetters, Dimity McDowell, Robin Hilmantel, Caitlin Carlson, Jenna Birch, Jessica Girdwain, Adam Campbell, and the editors of Women's Health.

What you don't know about fitness can hurt you—and interfere with your fitness goals. For a safer workout with awesome results, forget everything you think you know about exercise, and read on to get your fitness facts straight. (Then, check out fitness guide to find out the Best Workout for Your Body Type.)

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