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Old 03-05-2010, 08:48 AM   #1
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Preventing Injuries

Hi, I am new to CF. Other than stretching after workouts and not overtraining, what are some good ways to prevent injuries?
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Old 03-05-2010, 10:22 AM   #2
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Re: Preventing Injuries

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Hi, I am new to CF. Other than stretching after workouts and not overtraining, what are some good ways to prevent injuries?
Good coaching and a LOT of practice with PVC pipe/low weight. Video tape yourself and compare to the main site videos. Use the online coaching here on the boards. Get the TECHNIQUE! Get it consistent. Then Start adding weight/reps, etc.
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Old 03-05-2010, 10:25 AM   #3
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Re: Preventing Injuries

Learn to recognize when you're not adapted to an exercise. If that's the case, then do it with low intensity--way lower than your ego wants you to. "Adapted to" doesn't usually mean "having done it 3-4 times."

Also, linear progressions are your friend. Haphazard progressions are not.
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Old 03-05-2010, 02:53 PM   #4
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Re: Preventing Injuries

1. Mobility work
2. Recognize poor biomechanics and fix them
3. Good posture
4. Eliminating strength imbalances
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Old 03-05-2010, 05:53 PM   #5
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Re: Preventing Injuries

Stay hydrated. Cut out caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol.
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