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24 Fitness Myths to Debunk for Your Next Workout

Cheapism Logo By Mia Taylor of Cheapism | Slide 2 of 25: Lifting weights, even heavy ones, won't turn anyone into the Incredible Hulk. Celebrity fitness trainer Tadeo, who has trained Kerry Washington and Jesse Metcalfe, says bulking up would take monumental effort. "To gain that much mass naturally, you would you need to lift extremely heavy weights, combined with an excessive increase in calories," said Tadeo. "Lifting weights will actually have you looking more fit and compact than working out without weights."

MYTH: WEIGHT WORKOUTS MAKE YOU BULKY

Lifting weights, even heavy ones, won't turn anyone into the Incredible Hulk. Celebrity fitness trainer Tadeo, who has trained Kerry Washington and Jesse Metcalfe, says bulking up would take monumental effort. "To gain that much mass naturally, you would you need to lift extremely heavy weights, combined with an excessive increase in calories," said Tadeo. "Lifting weights will actually have you looking more fit and compact than working out without weights."
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