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Injury-proof Your Workout

Six tips to help you remain pain-free, head to toes



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Exercise is supposed to help you stay out of the doctor’s office, right? If you hurt yourself during a workout, though, that’s exactly where you’ll end up. To lessen the risk of having to put your fitness goals on hold due to injury, it’s important to listen to your body. Switch up your workout if something hurts. Don’t power through the pain. Stretching and warming up help, too. Find out what else you can do to keep your workout worry-free here. Dehydration can also derail your workout. Did you know you can lose 40 percent of your body’s water in sweat? Stay in the H2O know with the expert advice here. Eating healthy is part of the fitness puzzle, too. Find a recipe for a barley salad with asparagus and strawberries here.

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