A lot of people shy away from weight training because they fear they might injure themselves.
The truth is; ‘free weights’ and ‘weight machines’ are perfectly safe and should actually help reduce the risk of injury by strengthening weak-prone areas such as the lower back and shoulders.
Weight training also provides us with a whole host of health benefits.
It’s how these weights are used (or abused), that can cause torn tendons, broken toes and muscle strains.
There’s nothing more frustrating than picking up a muscle injury because of bad form, or not warming up.
These injuries can last a long time and can severely hamper your progress.
By following the tips and advice in this article you should be able to avoid any weight training related injury.