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How can you prevent weight-lifting-related muscle strains and pulls?
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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Plan ahead...
The most important thing to prevent these issues is two fold - it is important to be well hydrated (maybe even with electrolytes if you sweat a lot) as well as it is better to start low and work up on weight and repetition.
It is better to lift a smaller weight and do more often rather than jumping to a high weight.

In brief: Plan ahead...
The most important thing to prevent these issues is two fold - it is important to be well hydrated (maybe even with electrolytes if you sweat a lot) as well as it is better to start low and work up on weight and repetition.
It is better to lift a smaller weight and do more often rather than jumping to a high weight.
Dr. Steven Hill
Dr. Steven Hill
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Dr. Rahul Banerjee
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Strains and pulls
1. An effective warm up and stretching 2.
Maintaining good form during exercise 3. Avoiding sudden jerking movements 4. Stretching and cool down.

In brief: Strains and pulls
1. An effective warm up and stretching 2.
Maintaining good form during exercise 3. Avoiding sudden jerking movements 4. Stretching and cool down.
Dr. Rahul Banerjee
Dr. Rahul Banerjee
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