As quickly as exercise scientists work to banish them, new fitness misconceptions rear their ugly heads. Meanwhile, other untried and untrue myths just won’t go away. Here, we round up a few of the most common fitness falsehoods, and ask researchers and other experts to help correct the record. Read the full slideshow on OutsideOnline.com.
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One of the most hotly debated controversies within the sports nutrition community is adding protein to improve endurance. So should you pick a sports drink with protein? Here’s the state of the science. Read the full article in Men’s Health News.