10 FITNESS 'RULES' YOU SHOULD ABANDON 

Relying only on cardio

While cardio is essential for cardiovascular health, relying solely on it for weight loss can be counterproductive.

HIIT is better than cardio

While doing some high-intensity cardio is excellent for improving your cardiovascular system, doing too much can be overly taxing and cause fatigu.

Exercising in the fat-burning zone

The fat-burning zone is a heart rate training method that technically uses more fat as fuel. It's the zone wh

Working out more means better results

Sometimes, people believe that adding more training sessions and exercising longer will help them reach their goals faster.

Lifting heavy weights

. Research suggests that lifting heavy weights promotes lean muscle growth and a toned appearance. I

You can spot target fat loss

We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but you can't pick and choose which body parts gain or lose fat. Fat loss occurs through a combination of a balanced diet and regular exercise.

No pain means no gain

While some discomfort during exercise is expected, the "no pain, no gain" mentality can lead to overtraining and injuries.

Sweating burns more calories

Sweating is your body's way of regulating temperature and doesn't necessarily correlate with calorie burn.

Supplements are necessary

While supplements can be helpful for certain fitness goals, they're by no means a must-have for most individuals.

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