Stuck doing the same exercises over and over? Looking to challenge your muscles in a new way? Chase, personal trainer from Lakeshore Sport & Fitness, has demonstrated some new exercises you can try in the fitness center. They work various muscle groups giving you a total body workout.
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With fitness centers temporarily closed in the Chicago area, many are resorting to at-home workouts, either on their own or through virtual classes. Bodyweight exercises are convenient as they don’t require any gym equipment. However, if you’re not accustomed to doing bodyweight exercises, you might be prone to mistakes (especially if you can’t check your exercise form). We’ve highlighted 10 exercises you might be doing wrong and ways you can fix them.
10 Exercise Form Mistakes 1. Plank
The most common mistakes people make when planking are sagging their hips too low or raising them too high. Sagging hips cause your back to collapse. If your hips are too high, the exercise isn’t working your core like it should. So tighten your core and maintain alignment in you shoulders, hips, and heels.
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