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Prepping for that Extra Summer Activity

Posted On: July 19, 2018 by Core Physical Therapy in:

Are you planning on doing more strenuous workouts on the weekend, such as a bike ride or a race? Often times during the week, you may be tired after a long work day so working out at a harder level probably is not something you want to do. However, going from low intensity workouts during the week or being inactive to high intensity workouts on the weekend can cause injury. Exercise intensity should be progressive to help reduce risk of injury. Here are some tips on how to keep up physical activity without causing injury: Incorporate Activity during the Week – If you are someone who has time constraints during the week, often times you will only participate in doing physical activity on the weekends. If so, it is absolute best to keep up with doing smaller exercises during the week so you reduce potential soreness and injury. This could include: walking, small circuits or a less amount of exercise. Any movement will be better than no movement! Eat Healthy and Drink Water

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