If you are not cautious with your exercise then you are at a risk to injure yourself. For that, you have to avoid the risky exercises. For instance, if you are bending backward, be slow and safe in that case. There is a very delicate disk in the back that can get you into a problem with any slight wrong movement.
The list of most risky exercises starts from here…
1. Overhead Squats
It is the most challenging exercise, provided to be done in a right manner or position. As lifting a weight can be challenging enough, adding the squat to it might change your form. Which can injure your knee, shoulder or back…
A safer exercise is which requires less mobility to perform correctly is squats behind the neck.
2. Upright Row
It is the riskiest exercise which you should avoid as it puts a high amount of stress on your shoulder. If you don’t look at your exercise selection and the training technique, you can injure your shoulder. The answer to this exercise primarily depends upon the specific way in which it is performed.
3. Leg Press
It has some problems when using it incorrectly which could end up hurting you. There should be a proper balance of pressure on legs otherwise it can give you pain on your knee and your back. You have to make sure that you are using the machine in a proper form.
4. Leg Extension
Leg extension target the front muscle of Thai. Using this machine can put a high pressure on your knee, is absolutely not designed to lift heavy weights.
5. Abs Crunch Machine
This machine you might have seen in your gyms, where people twist and turn themselves in an effect to build six-pack abs. This exercise is needed to be avoided. Doing it can lead to your bad posture and imbalance of muscles.
Most of the people perform this exercise wrong as they aren’t able to pull themselves up. The correct way of doing it is to have your chest up with your abs engaged, and leading the pull with your elbows. To avoid shoulder injuries, get proper guidance from a certified trainer.
7. Preacher Curl
Well, the aim of preacher curl exercise is to active your biceps muscle. It makes your muscle active but in an insufficient form, means that the muscles are already shortened and puts your shoulder in danger as your shoulder blades are out of the place. In exchange of this, you can do half bicep curls.