I have to be very careful of my back, although I've done no major injury damage. I've pulled muscles, though. Yuck! I've found that I avoid all injuries by warming up and stretching (in that order) before I do any exercise.
Life is too short not to LIVE OUT LOUD!
current weight: 152.2
Fitness Minutes: (11,075) Posts: 219 9/14/10 12:09 P
Destroyed my knees as a kid. Probably had a lot to do with not properly stretching. Had surgery on both before age 20 and now they are great. Other than that, mostly blisters/calluses on my feet from distance walking.
"Triumph is Try with a little umph."
"Fear not, for I am with you. Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you." Is 41:10
The only injuries I've had in sports was while in school and that was too many years to worry about. Exercising, I fell off my bike trying to ride it. I put those everlasting tires on it so I'll never have a flat and it makes it harder to ride. It's surprising what granite gravel will do to your knees.
Watch your thoughts; the become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.
The more you gripe, the longer God lets you live!
Pounds lost: 22.8
Fitness Minutes: (27,014) Posts: 13,540 9/14/10 9:04 A
Sprained ankles many times sometimes due to sports and other times due to clumsiness! This led to a stress fracture in one of my ankles and I had to wear a cast for a month last year. It's still not completely healed and I doubt it ever will because I refuse to not stay off my feet!
Laura "God answers all prayers. Sometimes he says yes. Sometimes he says no. And sometimes he says...you've got to be kidding!"
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