5 strangest ways people use workout machines

By:Suhail Sattar, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Jan 01, 2016

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When you exercise, using machines can help you achieve your goals, but in case you use it incorrectly it could even damage you.
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    Errors while working out with machines

    To stay healthy people put in a lot of efforts, from compromising in food to exercising in the gym. At times people end up buying expensive machines too, to exercise back inside the house and end up exercising extensively. But if you notice carefully, you would realize that in spite of working out that hard people don’t see the required results. In reality, when we workout there are certain things that need to be considered, but end up overlooking at them.

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    Talking over the phone during workout

    Do you always talk over the phone when you are in office or talk always while driving? Then why do people have a habit of talking when they workout or exercise. Not only are you wasting your effort, but you also waste your time, doing so. Working out on machines requires a lot of focus, but losing focus makes your exercise less efficient. So, it’s important you ignore your mobile phone, specially while working out.

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    Wearing jeans while working out

    Working out, wearing jeans is probably the worst thing one can do. No where will you find any professional athlete working out wearing jeans. While exercising, it is required to wear lose clothes, that allows your body to can stretch properly.

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    Wearing heels while exercising

    Working out with heels on, is probably the stupidest thing you can do. Imagine yourself lifting weight wearing formal shoes. It is very important that you gear up with proper sportswear while working out, as it protects you from injuries.

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    Using machines as per your convenience

    Many times, people fear challenging their personal potential while exercising on a machine and hence don’t use the equipments the way they are suppose to be used. It is important that you workout to your potential best so that you target your muscles to see changes and growth.

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