5 Exercises You Absolutely Shouldn’t Do
"You can do side-bends and sit-ups, but please don't lose that butt."
Sir Mix-A-Lot was right about butts, wrong about side bends and sit-ups. At least the way
most people do them.
One of our goals at Structure is to encourage people to be lifelong lifters, and in order to do that,
we write many a program that includes exercises that don't sacrifice joint or muscle integrity.
Our least favorite exercises, that most people should not do, include the following:
Want to know something even more annoying than exercises that may hurt you
and send you to physical therapy?
Some people make these videos or lists, and don't show alternative exercises.
(Insert Superman or Star Wars theme music here...)
We got you. Here's the exercises to try, in place of the exercises you already avoided,
now that you're in the know
Lifting isn't always fun, but physical therapy, and not being able to lift, is much less fun.
Stay healthy with these exercise alternatives.