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I just began a step aerobics class. Can you provide some basic guidelines to follow so that I don't get hurt?
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
In brief: Follow instructor.
Step aerobics, like so many other exercise routines, is technique-driven.
If you follow the guidance of the instructor you should gain an effective exercise method and avoid injury.

In brief: Follow instructor.
Step aerobics, like so many other exercise routines, is technique-driven.
If you follow the guidance of the instructor you should gain an effective exercise method and avoid injury.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine
In brief: Listen to your body
Stretch before and after. Ask the instructor for proper stretching technique.
Also, listen to your body. Never exceed what feels comfortable to you and stop immediately if what you are doing feels painful to you. Rest and then try again. If still hurts, it's no good for you and try something else.

In brief: Listen to your body
Stretch before and after. Ask the instructor for proper stretching technique.
Also, listen to your body. Never exceed what feels comfortable to you and stop immediately if what you are doing feels painful to you. Rest and then try again. If still hurts, it's no good for you and try something else.
Dr. Steven Charlap
Dr. Steven Charlap
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