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SafetyPrecautionsWhile StrengthTraining/Weight LiftingBy Sahil Mahendrakar
Warm UpIt is extremely important towarm upbeforelifting or muscular training andcool downafterwardsWarming up reduces the chance ofinjuryAllows your body to prepare for workoutwithout getting injuredWarm upsandcool downsshould includestretching and jogging
Proper Posture and FormProper posture and formcan help reduce injuryand optimize muscular strength while strengthtrainingYou should have astraight spinewhile liftingPractice proper form in any strength trainingactivity you doMove through a full range of motion with yourjoints to improve your results
Have A Spotter/InstructorHaving aspotteror aninstructorisvery important when liftingThey will be able to catch theweight if it falls or help you ifyou are introubleThis will reduce injuries thatwould occur from droppingthe weightAn instructor will also be able toteach you important techniques thatwould be useful

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Term
Spring
Professor
Ellie Smith
Tags
Weight training, Weight lifting, Harvard Health, Safe Weight Training Tips, Sahil Mahendrakar

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