- You are not warming up. If you don't do it, your chance of injury goes up and you decrease how effective your workout will be.
- Make sure you eat enough for recovery. to gain muscle, you need fuel. If you're trying to lose weight, make sure you are eating a healthy diet
- Remember to do opposing movements to avoid injury and imbalances.
- Don't train too long or too often. The recommended workout is 45-55 minutes and your body needs a day for recovery.
- Make sure you're getting enough sleep.
- And we've all probably been guilty of this -- don't copy the workout of other people. One trainer says, "monkey see, monkey do" just doesn't work when it comes to working out. You may not be trained on how to do a particular exercise and could hurt yourself.
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