Beware of common overuse injuries
If you have been less active throughout the winter, your body needs a little time to readjust itself to intense activity. It’s important to start slowly when you’re getting back into it. Most injuries come from trying to do too much too soon.
Make sure you warm up
You should take it easy at the beginning and warm up before your workout. Don’t go from zero or light levels of exercise to a high level of intense workout without first allowing your body to warm up.
How to treat an injury at home
“If you feel any pain more than mild soreness, that’s a sign you have an injury that you shouldn’t ignore,” says David. The good news? Most of these injuries aren’t serious and don’t cause permanent damage.
If you think you have an injury, follow the RICE method:
Best wishes, David