1 post • Page 1 of 1
By Tyler Read, NASM certified personal trainer and Kinesiology practitioner
You know what`s worse that not going to the gym? Not being able to.
Workout injuries are more common now than ever. According to a study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine, the number of weight training injuries taking place between 1990 and 2007 is 970,000 – the number may multiply if we count the home-treated ones.
It`s bad news, especially when you know that your chances of gaining weight increases dramatically the longer you stay at home ‘inactive.’ As a personal trainer, I have dealt with many injuries —and got my fair share of some— and here are my six tips on how to overcome them.
Get enough sleep
Good sleep will increase your productivity, help you consume fewer calories, save you the risk of strokes, and help you overcome injuries. Studies show that three in every ten young athletes are injured every week but, According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, young athletes who received eight or more hours of night sleep were 68 percent less likely to pick up injuries than their poorly-sleeping peers.
Source: 6 Tips to Overcome Any Annoying Workout Injuries - ThriveGlobal