We’re not saying don’t do them, but even physical therapists warn these exercises could mean trouble if performed incorrectly. Read on to learn which moves to do with extra care.
Born and raised in New York, Amy began her career in the health and fitness field immediately post-college, as an assistant editor at SHAPE Magazine. She attended James Madison University in Virginia where she received a degree in media arts and design with a concentration in print journalism and a European marketing minor after studying abroad at The University of Antwerp in Belgium. Amy’s work has appeared in SHAPE Magazine, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness HERS, Pilates Style, Max Sports & Fitness, as well as on womenshealthmag.com, prevention.com, mademan.com, trektechblog.com and fitbump360.com.
Articles by Amy Schlinger
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