Saturday, March 2, 2019

Do You Get Hurt Working Out? 7 Tips to Train without Pain

Tired of getting hurt when you workout? Follow these 7 strategies for avoiding pain when you train:

1. Warm Up Properly - Dynamic Warm Up and Isometric Activation

2. Slow Down! Increase TUT & Use Better Techniqe

3. Use Less Load & Better Form - Forget Ego Lifting

4. Focus on Form, Feel, Mind-Muscle Connection, Strong Contraction, Intention

5. Appropriate Exercise Selection - if it hurts your joints, look for alternatives (at least until you're body is ready); also train antagonist muscles in balance

6. Recovery - attention to nutrition, rest, training volume & intensity

7. AROM Flexibility / Mobility Work AFTER Exercise vs Before (avoid passive stretching)

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