Clever Tips To Prevent Injuries While Exercising

Make Time To Warm-Up

One of the most common reasons why people injure themselves while exercising is because they don’t take the time to warm up.

Phil Mickelson of the US stretches before his tee shot
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Cold muscles are more prone to tearing, so people should spend about five to 10 minutes doing slow stretches before a workout. These can include leg lifts, arm circles, or touching your toes.