In a world of misinformation, Fitness Pudding is here to separate fact from fallacy, and science from fiction.

Smartphone Messing Up Your Workout?

Smartphone Messing Up Your Workout?
Years ago, we figured out that listening to music, watching TV, or both provided a distraction or dissociation from the discomfort that comes along with exercise. For many people the discomfort is not enjoyable, and can......
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Is It Bad to Run on a Flat Treadmill?

Is It Bad to Run on a Flat Treadmill?
Someone recently asked if running on a flat treadmill (0% grade) was bad. When I questioned a bit further, she confessed to reading an online article that put running on a flat treadmill in the top 7......
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Calories and Cardio Machines: Are They Lying to You?

Calories and Cardio Machines: Are They Lying to You?
Tis the season for cardio machines to be full – inspired by new year's resolutions or guilt from holiday splurges. With no time to dissect the motivational or emotional aspects of these efforts, I turn attention t......
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