How's your fitness routine? Are you working out at home or back in the gym?
Either way here's a few tried and true tips to have an injury free workout...
1) Pain Free Movement
This rule is simple enough, if it is causing you pain, don’t do it. Simple but super important to follow. Also keep in mind that taking a pain medication to numb the irritation is not a good long-term solution. When you do this, you actually make problem worse.
2) Limit Tension on Your Joints
As chiropractors we aware of the importance good joint health. There are ways we can keep your joints healthy and still keep up with your routine. When lifting, focus on the mid-range of your joint’s movement. That's where proper form is crucial during regular exercise.
3) Always Warm Up!