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5 Exercises People Do Wrong Most Often, And How to Do Them the Right Way

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5 Exercises People Do Wrong Most Often, And How to Do Them the Right Way

Whether you’re training for your first 5k, aiming to lose weight or working to alleviate age-related aches and pains, strength training is an important component of any exercise program.

Everyone should consider including a basic weight lifting or resistance routine within their overall exercise program. However, before heading to the gym to pump some iron, it’s important to understand proper exercise form.

When you perform an exercise with poor form, there’s a high risk for error and, subsequently, injury — even with seemingly simple moves. Not only that, but bad form also makes an exercise less effective. It’s a no-win situation that every exerciser absolutely wants to avoid.

Here, Douglas Ebner, a sports performance specialist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, helped us highlight five exercises that gym-goers execute improperly most often, and the tips you need to know to make sure you’ll perform them the right way.

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