Join John Thomas, The Bodybuilding Vegan, and Brooke Sellers, Miss Meatless Muscle, as they tackle and debunk 20 of the most pervasive fitness myths in the latest episode of the Vegans Who Lift Podcast. Dive into a discussion that challenges common misconceptions and sheds light on the truth behind effective fitness and nutrition.

Episode Highlights:

  • Wins of the Week: Celebrate recent successes in the vegan fitness community.
  • Game: Engage in a fun, fitness-related challenge.
  • Caffeine Conversation: Explore the role of caffeine in fitness and health.
  • 20 of the Biggest Fitness Myths

Topics Discussed

20 Biggest Fitness Myths Debunked:

  1. Sweating More Burns More Calories: Uncover the truth about sweat and calorie burn.
  2. Waist Trainers Will Make Your Waist Small: Find out if waist trainers really work.
  3. Muscle Confusion: Is changing your workouts necessary for muscle growth?
  4. Ab Workouts Burn Belly Fat: Discover the reality of spot reduction.
  5. Fat Turns into Muscle: Learn the difference between fat loss and muscle gain.
  6. Carbs Are Evil: Reevaluate the role of carbohydrates in your diet.
  7. Lifting Heavier Weights Makes You Bulky: Understand the impact of weightlifting on body composition.
  8. Soreness Equals Effectiveness: Does feeling sore after a workout mean it was successful?
  9. Eating Fat Makes You Fat: Debunking the myth about dietary fat.
  10. Protein Hurts Your Kidneys: Explore the relationship between protein intake and kidney health.
  11. Steroids Are Magic Pills: The truth about steroids and their effects.
  12. More Training Is Better: Discussing the importance of rest and recovery.
  13. Squats Are Bad for Your Knees: Addressing the misconceptions about squats.
  14. Salt Is Bad for You: Revisiting the role of salt in your diet.
  15. Stretching Before a Workout: Is pre-workout stretching beneficial?
  16. Starting with SBD for Beginners: Should beginners start with squats, bench press, and deadlifts?
  17. Cutting Water Before Bodybuilding Shows: Unveiling the risks and realities.
  18. Getting Enough Vitamin D3 from the Sun: Examining the adequacy of sun exposure for vitamin D3.
  19. Melatonin for Sleep: Assessing the effectiveness of melatonin in different doses.
  20. Stair Master Builds Legs: Evaluating the effectiveness of the stair master for leg development.
  21. Bonus Myth: No Carbs After 8 PM: Debunking the myth about nighttime carb consumption.

Tune in to the Vegans Who Lift Podcast for an enlightening and myth-busting episode that will empower your fitness journey with knowledge and truth.

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  • Produced by: Vegans Explore
  • Hosts: Brooke Sellers and John Thomas
  • Special Guest: Robert Cheeke
  • Edited by: Sean Russell

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