By Lisa Hoehn
The Active Times

Take a second to think about your gym routine (I'll wait). Got it? Now, I bet you feel pretty good about the fitness moves that you’ve incorporated—you’re hitting the big muscle groups, you’re the champion of the weight room, and plus, these moves are so popular that they have to be effective. Right?

Wrong.

Here, find out if any of your fitness routine is actually falling flat -- plus, expert-approved advice on taking your workout to the next level.

For the complete slideshow of the Worthless Exercises (and the ones you should do instead), go to TheActiveTimes.com.

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