March Madness 2013: What’s The Worst Fitness Advice You’ve Received? {GIVEAWAY}

by Dana on March 28, 2013

March is coming to an end, which means that it’s the last of the March Madness giveaways and this is the big one!

The prize?

Four people will win a $50 gift certificate to the Words to Sweat by shop.

Just like with the other three giveaways, entering  is easy.

I want to end March with a laugh and a smile so, please leave a comment with the worst health or fitness advice you’ve ever been given.

You know there has been plenty of bad advice so think through it all and share the one that still makes you shake your head in disbelief.

Bring it on!

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1 Jill McHale March 31, 2013 at 7:05 PM

Love the Fierce necklace!!

2 Jill McHale March 31, 2013 at 7:07 PM

I was once told not to drink water because it would make me bloated. Good thing I didn’t listen! Haha

3 Brandy Jones April 1, 2013 at 5:21 AM

I was told that I could eat whatever I wanted as long as I didn’t swallow it! Just chew it to taste it and spit it out!! HA!!

4 Heather Novak April 1, 2013 at 5:23 AM

That not loosing weight was ok because I was probably just gaining muscle and it weighs more. SURE, if I am near the end of my loss and studying subtle nuances of the scale. BUT if I am at the beginning of trying to loose 30 pounds…the scale ain’t moving because the Cheetos ARE moving: Into my mouth.

5 Jill April 1, 2013 at 7:03 AM

I like the “Squat is a Four letter word” towel.

Worst advice I’ve ever gotten: limit your protein because it has too much fat.

Thanks for the giveaway.

6 Jaime Slutzky April 1, 2013 at 7:10 AM

Hmmm, I’ve been fortunate that my advice has generally been good. I just wish I had been told the value of keeping up my flexibility from childhood by making time in my teens and twenties. Now that I’m in my thirties, I am working extra hard to get some of that back!

7 Jaime Slutzky April 1, 2013 at 7:12 AM

Love the ‘stride’ towel and still love the ‘put your heart into it’ towel.

8 Sheree Strange April 1, 2013 at 3:33 PM

To just keep going, no matter what – there *IS* a difference between good pain and bad pain, and pushing me through bad pain has got me injured far too many times. 🙁

9 liz henderson April 2, 2013 at 9:48 AM

Don’t drink water bc ull gain weight.

10 Dominic Fung April 2, 2013 at 10:51 PM

‘No pain, no gain’
As in excessive pain such that it affects daily functioning..

11 Renata April 5, 2013 at 12:25 PM

The worst advice I received was: “Oh yeah, your fat will just turn to muscle” which goes right up there with “Calories don’t really matter, just don’t eat after 7 pm, everything in the evening automatically turns to fat”. Oh boy.

12 chad crystal froemming April 5, 2013 at 12:34 PM

The fit and lift bracelets are awesome and so is the healthy word cloud tee!

13 DebH April 5, 2013 at 2:20 PM

No pain no gain for me too! I’ve learned the hard way that pain is not always a good thing!

14 DebH April 5, 2013 at 2:32 PM

Love the Fit Bottomed Girls necklaces!

15 Blake Kaplan April 5, 2013 at 7:56 PM

The hamburger patty and cottage cheese ARE the diet plate.

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