Summer fitness; 5 tips to help prevent injury

When the sun comes out and the weather improves the temptation is to jump straight into an intensive exercise program to kick start a fitness regime. Boot camps, gym classes and running programs are all fantastic ways to help improve your general health, wellbeing and fitness but can result in injury if you are not properly prepared. Following these simple tips can help prevent some of the unwanted injuries putting a halt on your new fitness program.

Tip 1: Load management

Tip 2: Address underlying injuries

Tip 3: Strengthening exercise is protective of injury

Tip 4: Cross training

Tip 5: Diet is king

Our Team at Prahran Sports Medicine can assist you to reach your fitness goals and help prevent injury along the way. Happy training!!

Lifecare Prahran Sports Medicine is close to suburbs including Malvern, South Yarra, Toorak, Armadale, St Kilda East, Caulfield, Richmond and Hawthorn, and has early and late appointments for all your Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy needs.