How to Avoid Injuries when Exercising
The Harvard Health Publications website has recently published an article on how to avoid injuries when exercising. People get into all kinds of mishaps no matter how careful they are. Although others take that extra mile to make sure that they won’t injure themselves, it is still best to keep other things in mind. Listed below are a few tips on how to exercise safely.
This article was published on their website:
Almost anybody can safely take up walking, and light to moderate exercise is usually fine for healthy adults with no troublesome symptoms. But do you need to talk to your doctor before taking on a more strenuous regimen? It’s wise to talk to a doctor if you have any questions about your health or plan to start more vigorous workouts, especially if you haven’t been active recently.
Definitely talk to a doctor if you have any injuries or a chronic or unstable health condition, such as heart disease or several risk factors for heart disease, a respiratory ailment like asthma, high blood pressure, joint or bone disease (including osteoporosis), a neurological illness, or diabetes. Also consult your doctor if you suspect you may have an illness that would interfere with an exercise program or if you have been experiencing any troublesome symptoms, such as chest pain, shortness of breath, or dizziness.
Read full article at http://www.health.harvard.edu.