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Common workout mistakes

Lifestyle Trainers

There are many mistakes you can make whilst working out. Recently, resident ninemsn expert Caitlin Reid covered five common mistakes people make when working out:

1. Not warming up or cooling down properly
Warming up before your training session and cooling down are fundamental to any workout program. Muscles need to be warmed up before a hard training session to prepare them for activity, and to help prevent injury and muscle soreness. The warm up also helps to increase you heart and breathing rate. Cooling down after your session on the other hand will help to relax the muscles and prevent stiffness the following day.

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