The 10 Worst Side Effects of Working Out and How to Avoid Them

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It’s difficult to understate the benefits of working out. No matter your age or body type, exercise is one of the best ways to stay healthy and fit. Then there’s the other side of the coin: what do you do when a good work out goes wrong? Whether it’s due to not being adequately prepared or just making simple mistakes, there are a number of things that can derail your activity.

For experienced athletes, many of these solutions are probably already firmly engrained in your routines, but it’s also easy to forget small steps and precautions that can make a world of a difference. Meanwhile, for the less acclimated readers that are looking to ramp up their intensity or make good on a New Year’s Resolution, there are some tips you’ll definitely want to remember as you pursue your activity. These are The 10 Worst Side Effects of Working Out and How to Avoid Them.

Riley Jones is a freelance writer from Charlottesville, VA and a contributor to Sneaker Report. With an unshakable affinity for basketball and all things ’90s, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.

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