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Easing Back Into Working Out For Weekend (or Weekday) Warriors

If you’re planning on working out after taking time off during the pandemic, make sure you start off slowly. It’s easy to injure yourself after long periods of inactivity. Here are some tips to restart an active lifestyle safely.

Easing Back Into Working Out For Weekend (or Weekday) Warriors

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  • The pandemic caused people of all ages to be less active. But as infection rates decrease due to the vaccine, people should ease back into their regular exercise routines safely.
  • If you haven’t worked out in a while, start off slow. Don’t try and jump back into your original routine right off the bat. Start building your muscles back up with low-impact exercises like elliptical or stationary bike cardio. Divide your routine into days for exercise and days for rest, alternating the two.
  • Make sure to stay hydrated, stretch before working out, use proper technique and stop if you feel a sharp pain in your body. Remember, exercise is easier when it’s fun, so choose activities you enjoy.