How To Prevent Exercise Accidents
It’s great to challenge yourself to keep workouts interesting, but you need to take steps to avoid injury whether you’re new to exercise or a seasoned veteran.
This often means adapting exercise to your current fitness level and abilities. For instance, if you’re experiencing a problem with balance, swimming will be safer than running. If you develop joint pain from a condition like arthritis, avoid high-impact activities to avoid stressing those joints.
If you take fitness class and are having trouble with certain movements, don’t hesitate to ask the teacher to help you modify exercises.
If you have a medical condition and are new to exercise, talk to your doctor about the