7 Worthless Fitness Products and Swaps

7 Worthless Fitness Products and Swaps

Icy Hot/Bengay
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Don’t listen to Shaq. While pain-relieving rubs claim to relieve short-term muscle aches and pains and you may be tempted to slather some on after a grueling workout, they can actually be dangerous. Last year, the FDA warned that popular creams like Icy Hot and Bengay have been linked to chemical burns (from first- to third-degree), and an overdose of methyl salicylate (a common active ingredient) can even cause death.


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