Ways to Avoid Sports Injuries
5 Helpful Tips
2) Using the Right Equipment
It may seem like a simple task, but it's crazy how many sports related injuries occur due to the incorrect use of equipment. While engaging in physical activities, be sure to have all the correct equipment for your exercise including shoes,hair ties, the whole 9 yards. Make sure you also take safety precautions while using the equipment and read and follow the instructions carefully
3) Following the Rules
As simple as it is to follow the rules while engaging in a physical sport or activity, more often than not will injuries happen from messing around and attempting to try something different. So just be sure to attentively listen to the rules to avoid possible injuries
4) Start out Slow
It's good to push yourself, but definitely know your limit enough to not risk physically injuring yourself. Start out slow with a warm up and if you're just getting into a certain sport or activity don't let others make you feel less because they're simply more expedience. Take your time and let your body adapt before jumping in and risking an injury.
5) Cool Down
After you're finished in engaging in physical activity, cool down your muscles by doing some static stretches to really stretch out those tighten muscles from your workout. Let your muscles recover in order to prevent injury and always drink lots of water to keep your body hydrated.