Myth 8: No Pain, no gain
Lagomarsine said that pain is never a good thing when it comes to your body. Generally, we try to avoid pain as much as possible so it makes sense that we should not feel pain when exercising, he said. He defines pain as hitting my thumb with a hammer or injuring my back from lifting a heavy box. For beginner exercisers, the “pain” concept is actually “discomfort”; there is a big difference between the two. Discomfort is the feeling you get when taking a person out of their comfortable range.