HEALTH: Myths about getting ready for swimsuit season

Updated: Monday, March 24 2014, 08:46 PM CDT
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If you haven't already it's almost time to pull out those swimsuits.
Here are some fitness myths that may help you get "swimsuit ready."
   
Myth Number One Crunches lead you to a firm 6-pack.
Not true- crunches only tone a small portion of your abs.
   
Instead you should do planks or an exercise that engages your entire core.

Myth Number Two: Running is hard on your knees.
Experts recommend a total body workout, in addition to regular running, so that you build up muscles to support your knees during your runs.
   
Myth Number Three: The more time in the gym, the better.
No Experts say it's not about the hours you clock at the gym, it's about the way you train.
   
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