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When Injured, Do The Right Thing

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Because exercise is such an important part of losing weight & converting to a different lifestyle, don't put yourself in jeopardy by "minimizing" the affect of an injury. Whether it's a strained muscle, shin splints or something more, take the time to recover. After you have recovered, DO NOT go back to the level you were before your injury. Ease into exercise by starting lower than you were (I cut my running entirely and walked the distance, then jog-walked, then jogged and finally to running).

- Submitted by POPEYETHETURTLE 5/5/2011 in Exercise | 3 Comments
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DHOLLOWAY60 5/6/2011 9:55:00 PM

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MINKABONET 7/6/2011 4:15:00 AM

    Thanks so much for posting this very wise advice. Safety first!
DHOLLOWAY60 5/6/2011 9:54:00 PM

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