7 Safe Solutions to Exercises That Can Hurt You ...

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Want to read about safe solutions to exercises that can hurt you? We have all seen people at the gym flail around a weight without supporting their back, stressing their neck as they get up from an abdominal exercise or squatting improperly and guess what? This can hurt you! You can get injuries now, and injuries that can cause problems with your body down the road, if you are not performing an exercise correctly... so let me help you. As certified strength and conditioning trainer, every day I help my clients correct their form and now I will help you! There are many safe solutions to exercises that can hurt you and you will achieve great results by correcting your form.

1. Squats Will Hurt My Knees

Performing a squat correctly is the first of my safe solutions to exercises that can hurt you because this is my top functional exercise. I hear often from new clients that they cannot perform squats because this will hurt their knees, and I am here to tell you this is not true. Squats will not hurt your knees if fact squats are great in building all the muscles surrounding your knees like your quadriceps, hamstring and glutes. But if you are performing a squat incorrectly this can hurt your knees and lower back. The correct form for a squat is seated position with your hips, feet and knees pointed forward. It is important not to extend your knees beyond your toes when performing a squat to avoid injury. Often you will see people in a gym incorrectly perform a squat and hyperextend the knees beyond their toes. By performing an exercise incorrectly you will not only risk an injury but also miss out on the benefits of the muscles that the exercise works.

My Neck Hurts Whenever I do Abdominal Exercises
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