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** Busting the Great Myths of Fat Burning **

By Tony Ryan and Martica Heaner from Cross-Training For Dummies
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Your body burns either fat or carbs depending on the intensity of your
activity. But when it comes to losing weight, calories are calories. You
burn fat even when you're in couch-potato mode. Yet, a lot of
misunderstanding prevails.

Get ready to break down some of the myths people have about burning fat:

*Myth:* The body completely shuts off one fuel source when it turns on the
other.

*The Truth:* What has often been misunderstood by both exercisers and
exercise instructors alike is that the body relies on both fat and carbs
for energy all the time, albeit in different ratios. In fact, as you sit
here reading, you may be


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