Nutrition And Fitness Mythbusting With Nathan Jendrick

  • By Sabrina Grotewold
  • Published Sep. 14, 2011
  • Updated Sep. 14, 2011 at 10:59 AM UTC

3. Strength Training Encourages Progression

Adding strength work into your training routine will enhance your all-around fitness. Photo: Scott Draper

“A lot of men seem to think that if they want to lose weight, they need to spend hours and hours on the treadmill. But, they neglect weight training and the benefits of having more lean muscle tissues on their bodies. For women, there tends to be this fear that they’ll get too bulky. Once we get past that fear, so many women see quick responses because strength training is a new stimulus that their bodies weren’t used to.”

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Sabrina Grotewold

Sabrina Grotewold

Sabrina Grotewold is runner and editor based in southern California. Christened the Kitchen MacGyver by her husband, she’s determined to persuade people to eat their veggies.

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