Men’s Health Fitness: 10 Workout Mistakes You Can Help First-Time Clients Avoid

Men’s Health Magazine asked the fitness council for 10 Workout Mistakes You Can Help First-Time Clients Avoid.

Here is my response:

5. Trying to Use Equipment Without Understanding How It Works

A common mistake we all make is trying to use a piece of equipment without understanding how it works. Most gyms have staff on hand, so do not be afraid to tap someone on the shoulder and ask for help on using any unfamiliar piece of equipment. Most of us do not like to ask, but ego will not keep you from hurting yourself. Put the pride aside and ask for help! – Angel Rodriguez, NextBestDay

For the full article and more from the Men’s Health Fitness Council, click here!



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Angel Rodriguez

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