Category Archives: Myths and Misconceptions

Muscle Does Not Turn to Fat if You Stop Exercising

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Myth: Muscle turns to fat when you stop exercising. Muscles and fats are made up of very different types of cells that have completely different functions. Skeletal muscles get larger when a person exercises primarily from hypertrophy; in other words, the person isn’t gaining more muscle cells (which would be hyperplasia), rather, the ones they have are just getting bigger, […]

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It’s “I Could Not Care less”, Not “I Could Care Less”

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It’s “I could not care less”, not “I could care less”. These two phrases are often used interchangeably when someone is referring to something that they don’t care about at all, even though the latter implies that you do care somewhat, possibly a lot or just a little; it’s unclear from the statement itself. The former leaves nothing in doubt. […]

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