Health Tip: Avoid Beginners' Workout Injuries12/24/12
(HealthDay News) -- Exercise can help you live longer and give
you a better body. But you can hurt yourself if you overdo it or
don't exercise properly.
The Womenshealth.gov website mentions these safe-exercise
- Check with your doctor before you start exercising. Start out
with short workout intervals of just five to 10 minutes.
- Protect yourself with safety gear, such as a helmet or sturdy
- Warm up before starting each workout.
- Make sure you drink plenty of fluids, even if you aren't
- If exercising outdoors, wear sunscreen.
- Stop exercising if you feel dizzy, nausea or pain.
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