The Top 6 Ways To Get Hurt in the Gym

You are here

The Top 6 Ways To Get Hurt in the Gym

Love the gym, but afraid to get hurt? Here's the top 6 ways you could do more harm than good.

You're Doing The Same Workouts

We get it. You love running on the treadmill. You like the sweat and the stress-reducing effects it has after a long day, but repetitive movements can lead to muscle imbalances which can lead to injuries. Make sure you are incorporating a smart blend of strength training and pre-hab exercises to keep all your muscles healthy and strong. And this strategy is not just limited to runners. If you're getting carried away with bench pressing, your softball league or even your yoga practice, you may be at risk for overuse injuries.


Want more Men's Fitness?

Sign Up for our newsletters now.

more galleries

  • Smell Great
    10 of the best antiperspirants that block sweat and stink.
  • Fitbit Alta
    The latest tracker on the market is seriously sleek.
  • Super Bowl Apps
    10 better-for-you recipes to make for the big game.
  • Back on Track
    Here are 8 crucial moves to do if you haven't hit the gym all week.