9 EXERCISE HABITS THAT ARE DESTROYING YOUR BODY AFTER 50

You're not warming up before workouts

Skipping a proper warm-up increases the risk of muscle strains or injuries—especially as the body's flexibility.

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You're doing too many high-impact activities

High-impact activities and exercises such as burpees, running on hard surfaces, and jump squats have their place.

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You're overtraining

Excessive training without the proper rest period can lead to fatigue, increased risk of injury, and even a weakened immune system.

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You're not using the correct form

"Incorrect form and poor posture during exercise can cause strain on the spine and joints, leading to potential injuries.

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You're avoiding the weight room

You need to lift weights that are challenging for a low number of repetitions.

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You're skipping mobility work

Mobility is a vital component of reducing injury and ensuring your joints maintain a normal, functional range of motion.

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You're focusing too much on isolation movements

If you've been convinced to lift weights, you still need to use the right movements.

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You're only walking on stable surfaces

Walking on uneven surfaces such as sand, trails, rocky terrain, and other unpaved surfaces helps improve your balance and ankle strength.

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You're skipping exercise altogether

Take a walk and do some stretches at the very minimum. Your body will thank you now and later.

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