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Here are dos and don’ts for people resuming sporting activities

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Hyderabad: Many people were forced to avoid outdoor sports and other physical activities because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Plus the closure of schools, gyms, and recreation programs prevented people from engaging in activities that promote physical and emotional well-being. Those returning to vigorous activity after the hiatus have sprains, ligament tears, as well as extreme fatigue.

Here is what experts have to say about easing into an exercise routine after a break

After taking a lengthy hiatus from exercising or participating in sports, the safest thing you can do is gradually increase your body’s tolerance to activity.

“The more you compete or engage in an activity, the more adapted your body develops to it. You aren’t working your body in the same manner when you stop performing that activity. It doesn’t maintain that level. Expecting to pick up from where you left when you return to an activity after a break might lead to aches” said Dr. M. V. Rao, General Physician at Yashoda Hospitals, Somajiguda.

Resuming your routines gradually might help you make sure you have the right skills down before picking them back up.

What are some ways to ramp up activity safely?

There are several ways to increase your physical activity safely depending on what you choose to do:

– Running beginners can use a walk-to-run program. Take minutes away from the walk and add them to the run as you get more comfortable walking for longer periods or farther distances.

– Lifters ought, to begin with lesser loads. You can reduce the number of repetitions as you raise the weight. How easily you can raise the weight or the number of repetitions might be a sign of your development.

– Alternate activities that work various portions of your body during your workout to prevent overuse and

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