Olly Foster

Broscience

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Broscience, received wisdom, and science

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The problem with fitness is the huge amounts of misinformation and cowboy trainers out there. The ones who spread misinformation confidently and lead to people doing unhealthy things.

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If you knew enough about fitness to judge coaches/trainers, you’d not need one. This is why it’s important to be on the lookout for broscience, received wisdom, and misuse of science. You want an evidence-based trainer, but not one who uses science to push their agenda.

Here are a few tips to help you understand what you’re dealing with:

  1. Always ask why, whether it’s a trainer or a training partner! If they can’t justify it, it’s not wise to do it!
  2. Balance is always important: there are very few times when something is universally good or bad. “it depends” is almost always true – look for nuance.
  3. Common sense isn’t always common or sensible. Try to dig deeper and avoid explaining things with a “seems like it should be true” answer – it’s often a trap!
  4. Ask for a source. If you ever receive advice or information that doesn’t have any further reading, it can quite easily be nonsense.
  5. Read the studies! When someone points to a study on something you think is strange or too good to be true, give it a read. The “discussion” section is usually a good place to look for (at least) a simple idea of what the study is saying and it’s probably more nuanced than your local bro tries to make it!

Olly
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Click below to find out more about my ART 12-week body transformation program.

*No Broscience included

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