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Podcast 216 – Tips On Coming Back To Exercise After A Muscle Pull or Strain


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Experiencing a muscle strain or pull can be a challenging experience, especially if you live an active lifestyle. It’s never easy rehabilitating and injury and it’s also just as difficult to return to exercise after being sidelined for a long period of time.

Luckily, there are a few things you can do to help make sure your journey back to exercise is safe, effective and helps prevent further injury.

In This Episode You Will Learn:

1). What exactly is a muscle strain or pull and how do you know if you have suffered this type of injury and what can cause them.

2). Some of the more common areas of the body that experience this type of injury.

3). How long can you expect to stay sidelined if you’ve experienced a muscle strain or pull depending on what muscles have been injured and when can you expect to return to exercise.

4). Why it’s important to remember that slow and easy is the best way to return to exercise, also using lighter weight to start will give you the best chances of a strong recovery and return.

5). Why making sure you’re using proper form and posture when exercising is important to keeping you safe and greatly lowers your chances of re-injury.


We hope the tips we’ve shared in this podcast episode are helpful to you or someone you know who might be struggling with getting back to exercise after this type of injury. Making sure you take the right steps is key to help keeping you motivated, safe and healthy always.

Team Meredith