What Are The Least Efficient Exercises and Gym Machines?

 

Over time – many people – some that trying with home gyms – or even those frequenting gyms, have come to believe in certain exercises performed on certain equipment – to be beneficial. Unfortunately there is a lot of myths that need to be busted once and for all. There are moves that are beneficial – and moves that aren’t. Some exercises are supposed to help burn fat – but do nothing of the sort. In this post 8 specific types of exercises done on various gym machines, some not, are finally revealed for what they are really worth.

#1: Seated inner/outer thigh machine (abductor/adductor machine)
#2: Twisting and rotating with a stick behind your head
#3: Triceps kickbacks
#4: Dumbbell “chest flyes” performed in group classes
#5: Calf-raise machine
#6: Leg-extension machine
#7: Alternating “Superman” maneuver
#8: Seated ab curl machine

span style=”color: #0000ff;”>Click here to read the full article – which describes what people believe about these efforts – and why they don’t work.


article source: http://www.lifescript.com/diet-fitness/articles/a/avoid_these_fitness_time-wasters.aspx?utm_source=aol&utm_medium=syn&utm_campaign=health
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