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Tips On Avoiding Injury While Exercising


For this discussion we are breaking down some of the best tips to help you avoid injury while exercising. Getting injured is no fun and can lead to many more problems down the road.

If you exercise regularly and/or live a very active life style then avoiding injury while you exercise should be something that is in the forefront of your mind.

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In This Episode You Will Learn:

1). How fear of injury is a driving factor in how we sometimes exercise and knowing that getting injured can take a toll on us not only physically but mentally as well.

2). Why “listening to our bodies” is one of the most important factors in staying healthy as we all know our limitations and strengths. Listening to your body will always guide you down a safer path.

3). Some tips on avoiding injury during cardio exercises like using treadmills, walking or running.

4). Some helpful tips to avoid injury when using weights and resistance training. Lifting weights is a great way to build strength but using them in the right way will help you avoid getting hurt and keep you in the game.


5). More helpful tips on what to wear when exercising like shoes etc. Making sure you have the proper attire on will go a long way in helping you stay healthy and avoid common injuries.

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Originally published August 24, 2021


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