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General Guidelines for Resuming Activity after an Injury

Los Angeles, CA –Ithappens to beginners as well as the most seasoned athletes.  Injuries can occur anywhere, anytime, andwill often sideline individuals from their fitness schedule.  Rest and recuperation are needed to give thebody time to heal, though one can often resume their workout schedule soonerthan once thought.


Recovery time varies depending on the injury.  Returning too soon increases the risk ofre-injury and the possibility of developing a chronic condition.  Delaying a return to exercising for too long,however, can lead to what is known as deconditioning.    Beginners can lose the strength and cardioendurance they’ve developed in as little as a month; in seasoned athletes, thisdecrease in fitness happens more slowly. Therefore, one should resume some formof exercise as soon as they are able, even if it is a different, gentlerformat.


General guidelines state exercise can start upagain when one is free of pain, has no swelling at the injury site, andrecovers their full range of motion. When these milestones are met, experts advise baby steps in working backto your full program.  Begin by walkinginstead of running, attending a gentle yoga class over an advanced one, or takeup swimming as an alternative to any high impact activities that werepreviously part of a routine.  Oncestrength and cardio function has increased, and as long as the individualremains pain free, the previous fitness schedule may be resumed in a matter ofweeks.


Comfortable clothing that allows for freedom ofmovement is necessary whether injured or not. offers a variety of selectionsappropriate for fitness beginners and seasoned veterans. 



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