The No.1 reason that people start to work out and improve their eating habits is to lose fat. Sure, everyone also wants to improve his health condition and get more physically fit, but let’s be honest here: We all want to look better. Losing fat and improving your fitness level and health condition are usually all wrapped up into one. You lose fat, improve your fitness level and you will improve your overall health condition. The problem is that there is so much misinformation out there, leading to most people getting discouraged and quitting.

Let’s check out five of the most common fat loss myths, and why you need to avoid them.