When exercising, there’s a common belief that we’re doing something good for our bodies yet in practice, many beliefs about training routines actually turn healthy activities into harmful and even dangerous ones.
Here’s a list of the mistakes we see repeated over and over among trainees which can dramatically increase the risk of injuries, chronic pain and damage to muscles in the long term.
Don’t skip your warm-ups
If stretching is obvious for you, go to the next item on the list. If not, here’s more information about this basic and important habit.
The Mayo Clinic, a major and reliable source of medical information, emphasizes the importance of stretching before working out to improve flexibility, prevent injuries, and improve physical performance. Doctors at Mayo published an article stating that those who forego warm-ups significantly raise their chances of developing joint stiffness and experiencing other medical problems that can happen to