Do you spend most of your time at the gym in pursuit of the ideal body? Well, having a beautiful body is very pleasant. It attracts the opposite sex and increases our self-confidence but do you know that you might harm your health?

Sometimes regular strength training doesn’t give the desired result and can also harm your body and health. Often the reason is because of ineffective and even dangerous exercises. You should perform all these exercises only under the supervision of your coach.

Do not risk your health to get a beautiful body. Some of these exercises are initially wrong and harmful. Look through the recommendations and think twice before starting your workout.

15 common workout mistakes that can be dangerous for your body

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As a result of training in the gym your body should not only become more beautiful but also healthier.

#1. Hip bridges.

Do not bend your back when doing this exercise. Your body should form a straight line.

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#2. Alternating side lunges.

Your back should be straight and the angle should be 90 degrees when you are squatting.

#3. Plank.

Your body should be in a straight line parallel to the floor.

15 common workout mistakes that can be dangerous for your body

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#4. Back squat.

Do not bend your back while doing this exercise. You may hurt your neck.

#5. Hold the barbell correctly.

Do not hold the barbell on your neck while doing exercises.

#6. Squat with a dumbbell.

Do not round your back.

#7. Deadlift.

Your arms and legs should be perpendicular to the floor.

#8. Stepping on a platform.

Do not overload your knees, do not stand too far from the platform.

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15 common workout mistakes that can be dangerous for your body

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#9. Bench press.

Hold the barbell above your shoulders.

#10. Dumbbell lunges.

Do not twist your knees sideways.

#11. One-legged squat.

Your back should always be flat.

#12. One-arm dumbbell row.

Again keep your back flat.

15 common workout mistakes that can be dangerous for your body

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#13. Dumbbell overhead triceps extension.

Do not hold the dumbbell in the middle with all your fingers.

#14. Standing calf raise.

Watch your feet, they should be just one third on the platform.

#15. Hyperextension.

Keep your back flat, this is very important.

15 common workout mistakes that can be dangerous for your body

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