Have Your Workouts Stopped Working?
We rounded up some of the best fitness advice from our experts to help you figure out what you may be doing wrong.
You Lift Weights So Quickly That You Lose Count of Your Reps
Speeding through your sets could be a sign you're depending on momentum, doing the exercise incorrectly or using too much or too little weight. With any strength move, go at a slow, controlled pace: two seconds up, two seconds down. "There should be no point at which you pick up speed," says California trainer Jay Blahnik, the author of Full-Body Flexibility
. He recommends this slow-down trick: While doing lunges, place your front foot on a Bosu Balance Trainer. The instability forces most people to focus more intently to avoid slipping.
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