Saudi gymnasts

Fitness specialists say that unreliable information on the internet and poorly researched advice can have a negative influence on those eager to join gyms. (Shutterstock)

Misguided advice on diet, gym workouts ‘doing more harm than good’, say fitness specialists

  • "I have heard a lot of wrong facts and tips about sports. A lot of people on social media don’t have a certificate in fitness, and I see them advising people based on their personal experience and not studies"
  • Fitness myth-busters come out fighting
By Ameera Abid & Rahaf Jambi ·

Shahla and Lana bonded over their love of gymnastics, and say they want make their country proud. (Supplied)

Young Saudi gymnasts set their sights on Olympic glory