Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Avoid exercise mistakes to prevent injury

If you've ever felt your toes go numb on the elliptical machine, you may be making a very common mistake in technique.

Using improper exercise technique while working out can lead to injuries. Even the most common workouts, like running for example, can be done with poor technique leading to knee, back, ankle and other injuries.

Why would a seemingly self-explanatory exercise be something that you should be concerned about? Put simply, while exercise is great for your health, it can be really tough on your body. Slamming down on your knees repeatedly with just a little bit of a slant or misplaced footing can throw your whole body askew.

Get fit safely. Check out these 10 Common Exercise Mistakes.