Fitness expert Brent Bishop uncovers 5 exercise mistakes you may be making.
5 Most Common Exercise Mistakes in the Gym
Many people experience frustration from the lack of results and recurring injury in the gym – here are 5 exercises that are commonly performed incorrectly and how you can minimize injury and maximize results by doing things right!
The body/muscular system will automatically try to recruit as many muscles as possible to create a specific action – this is why it is so important to Think about the exercise you are doing and what muscles you need to isolate to maintain posture and joint stability.
1. The Lunge
- Common Mistakes: knee over toe, pressure on ball of foot
- The Solution: strengthen glute medius by using mini-band, also using a wedge to force heel placement (can be done with book)
Equipment needed: mini band, dumbbells, exercise mat, barbell