Crunches Give You Six-Pack Abs And Other Exercise Myths

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Crunches Give You Six-Pack Abs And Other Exercise Myths


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Want to get in shape? Don’t let out-dated advice hold you back. Too many teens (and adults) still believe hand-me-down advice that’s been repeated over and over but never proved by science. In this article, two fitness pros help you separate exercise fact from fiction.

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Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.3.1) Distinguish between facts and myths of health information.

a. Examine beliefs concerning the transmission of HIV/AIDS; distinguish between fact and fallacy.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.7.2) Demonstrate healthy practices and behaviors that will maintain or improve the health of self and others.

Examples: practicing proper use of prescription medications, good nutrition, proper rest, regular exercise; avoiding driver distractions

Tags: crunches, exercise, workout
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Author: Michelle Frye
The event this resource created for:Health/PE COS Summit