A Simple Guide To Proper Form When Lifting Dumbbells

How To Avoid Injury When Lifting Dumbbells

First, let’s talk about why you need to learn proper technique and form before you start lifting dumbbells.

Most people think that no matter how you lift weights, nothing will go wrong and your body will accept the pressure while magically adjusting itself to your lifting style.

This kind of mentality can end up hurting you as lack of proper form can result in injuries like sprains, strains, and dislocation of joints.

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Am I Too Old To Start Lifting Weights?

How Do I Start Lifting Weights?

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Age is not a factor when it comes to weight lifting.

Not only is it never too late to start lifting weights, but weight training actually becomes more crucial as you age. This is because if done often enough, weight lifting can help reverse, or at the very least, slow down the loss of muscle mass and bone density that occurs naturally with age.

Energy levels gradually decrease as we grow older. As a result, most middle-aged individuals and beyond assume that it’s too late to get into weight lifting. That, however, could not be further from the truth!

To ensure you get started on the right foot, here are a few pointers on the best and safest way for senior adults to start lifting weights.

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