10 Ways You're Holding Yourself Back

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10 Ways You're Holding Yourself Back

Stop making these workout mistakes and start seeing results faster.

“A proper warmup increases body temperature and relaxes tissue, which leads to more flexible muscles, tendons, and ligaments,” says Sharp. Prepare for a workout by foam-rolling your back, glutes, and thighs. Roll slowly until you find a tender spot, then hold direct pressure on it for 30 seconds. We like the RumbleRoller ($70, rumbleroller.com), which has knobby foam fingers designed to work into your muscles like a real massage. Complete your pre-workout routine with dynamic exercises like forward and side leg swings, jumping jacks, and body-weight squats that will prepare you to move the way you will during the workout itself.

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