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11/13/2012 07:59 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

5 Workout Mantras That Are Bad For Your Body


By Jessica Smith

You see them popping up all the time on Pinterest and Facebook -- inspirational workout slogans meant to get you motivated to exercise. But can some of them actually be harmful to your health?

We asked Elizabeth Lombardo, Ph.D., a psychologist, physical therapist and author of A Happy You: Your Ultimate Prescription for Happiness, and Pete McCall, an exercise physiologist at the American Council on Exercise to weigh in on some of the more popular mantras we’ve seen lately.

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