Bodyweight Workout Mistakes to Avoid After 40

Neglecting warm-up and cool-down

Skipping proper warm-up and cool-down routines can increase the risk of injury and hinder recovery.


Pushing too hard without adequate rest can cause overuse injuries and fatigue; prioritize rest days to allow for proper recovery.

Ignoring mobility and flexibility exercises:

Maintaining mobility and flexibility becomes crucial as we age; incorporate exercises for joint mobility and muscle stretching.

Focusing solely on cardio

Balance cardiovascular exercise with strength training to maintain bone density, overall strength, and muscle mass.

Not listening to your body

Be mindful of pain or discomfort during workouts; modify exercises or seek guidance if persistent.

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