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Avoiding Injuries At The Gym

Avoiding Injuries At The Gym

  Much of today’s workouts are based on the trend that you need to push yourself past your limits to achieve lasting results. Problem with these workout methods is that they can often end up causing injuries. In the most extreme examples, injuries that are spurred from intense exercise can result in hospitalizations. In fact, more than 174,000 women each […]

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WORST Shoulder Exercise (Video)

WORST Shoulder Exercise (Video)

Checkout this informative video from ATHLEAN-X™ on why the behind the neck shoulder press is one of the worst shoulder exercises that can destroy your rotor cuff. Building bigger shoulders can often come at a price if you choose the wrong shoulder exercises. In this video, I show you one of the absolute worst shoulder exercises you can do to build your shoulders. […]

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Getting Back To Pre-Injury Activities Without Pushing Your Body Too Much

Getting Back To Pre-Injury Activities Without Pushing Your Body Too Much

  While you may feel cut off from your old life and frustrated about your pain, coping with an injury is an important part of the healing process. Often times, the moment people feel even the slightest bit of renewed strength, they dive back into the activities they once enjoyed so much only to re-injure themselves. It’s important to take […]

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Workout Genius: The Guide for Avoiding and Dealing with Sport Injuries

Workout Genius: The Guide for Avoiding and Dealing with Sport Injuries

  Your muscles and bones are strong, but they are connected by joints. These are basically the weak links in the chain of your body, and they are the body parts most likely to become damaged when you play sports or engage in physical activity. Knowing how to prevent sports injuries is important – almost as important as knowing how […]

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Start Stretching and Avoid Injuries

Start Stretching and Avoid Injuries

Weightlifters are advised to stretch before, during, and after workouts. Stretching helps in improving connective tissue surrounding muscle cells. Muscle connectivity can be looked as pillow cover. If the pillow cover is tight, pillow cannot expand to its full size. On the other hand, stretching is considered as muscle sheaths which allows the connective tissues to expand and hence allows […]

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Recovering From Toning Shoe Injuries

Recovering From Toning Shoe Injuries

    While toning shoes were designed to help individuals shape up and tone their legs quickly, the reality is that toning shoe injuries are far more common than most people realize. Because of the unstable rocker bottoms, toning shoes cannot be worn as one would wear regular athletic shoes. Since the shoes appeared on the market, many toning shoe […]

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Should We Be Running Barefoot?

Should We Be Running Barefoot?

  According to a report published in the journal Nature, people who run barefoot demonstrate a very different ankle angle on impact, foot strike and loading rates, and may be less prone to injury! The researchers analyzed runners who were barefoot and in running shoes using footplates and video cameras1a. They found that barefoot runners often land on the mid […]

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