Injury- the Wilford is enough to strike fear into the hearts of any athlete. We’re in our fitness groove making progress then bam only to find ourselves hit with unexpected pain. So here we have 3 fairly common gym injuries you need to be aware of are:
1: Rotator Cuff injury. These are muscles that stabilise the shoulder with repetitive strain this pain can be very pain now and in the future if you don’t tackle it right!
How to prevent?strength exercises and good posture will go a long way to help you recover.
2: Wrist Pain - the wrist is a very complex structure. Wrist curls push-ups can overload the wrist and can really become a real issue if not treated correctly. How to prevent:
1: Wrist strengthening
2:Kettles swings are clean and can really help as well as wrist rotation exercises.
3:Knee pain -the knee is a very complex structure and so can present as many various issues. From simple inflammation or tendinopathy, to Creaking, Bursitis, petellofemoral syndrome, meniscal and chondral defects to Maltracking patella (chondramalacia). However as this is a huge subject the easiest way to prevent recurring knee problem is to stop as soon as you feel pain in and around the knee and stop doing anything that aggravates it and start doing everything that eases it. Use the RICE protocol and seek professional advice from you medical practitioner or physiotherapist! Happy Saturday everyone! Stay happy stay healthy but above all stay injury free and awesome! @twidolfitness - 1 hour ago