People often spend half of their time working out. While the approach of working out may widely vary but it is wise to know if that approach is the correct one, because at times people end up making mistakes. Mostly, these mistakes will cost you a productive session of workout and will thus be a sheer wastage of your time. While certain approaches may make you cringe or laugh, it is high time that you get to understand the value of working out properly.
Lifting Too Lightly
This mistake is commonly seen amongst women since they are haunted by the notion of growing Hulk-like muscles if they touch weight. The fact is that women don’t have that much of testosterone to help them grow such huge muscles. The point is to build muscles; burning your calories and making you look lean. Keep at it and know the right weight at which it will fatigue your muscles.
Lifting Too Much
It seems people are interested in the two extreme polarities because where is the middle ground anyway. People often get injured while lifting out of their capacity. While you are jerking the weight, your muscles might get damaged. Always establish this ground rule “You control the weight, not the other way round.” Slowly start adding extra weight and have a productive session.
Stretching kick starts all sorts of aerobic activities in your muscles and can prevent injury.
Taking Sports Drink At Close Intervals
It is always a nice thing to reward you with a little sports candy bar or an energy drink after extensively working at a long stretch. But if that award is being given at close intervals then it might ruin the whole effect of your session. Supplement yourself accordingly and only when you need it.