Back to School: Fitness and Nutrition Myths and Legends

Welcome back to school, class. Today’s lesson is on mythology. Forget Zeus, Hercules, Mars and Venus. Instead we will focus on fitness and nutrition myths and legends.  Myth: If I exercise regularly, I can eat whatever I want. Fact: Each pound of excess weight stores 3500 calories of energy. The average person burns approximately 100 calories when running a mile. You would have to run thirty-five miles to burn a super-sized fast food lunch and a calorie-laden dinner. The [...]