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Five Reasons That Cause Sports Injuries

Eduardo da Silva suffered a broken leg/ankle after a horror challenge from Martin Taylor. Here’s the video and some tips to avoid sports injuries.

I was watching Arsenal vs Birmingham on Saturday and was very sad to see the injury to Eduardo da Silva who suffered a broken leg/ankle after a horror challenge from Martin Taylor.

Well not that my five tips would’ve menghalang the injury, but its better to be safe than sorry.

What happened to Eduardo?

Following is a video that shows the extend of the injury suffered by Eduardo. Be warned, images are very graphic!

[youtube]http://youtube.com/watch?v=tvs3RkSwXhw[/youtube]

Five Reasons That Cause Sports Injuries

  1. 1.

    Jangan skip meals. Cheating and forced reps can overstrain your biomechanical capabilities.

  2. 2.

    No stretching/warm-up: Cold muscles tear like rubber – overstretched and muscles are most injury prone when they are cold.

  3. 3.

    Lack of focus: Just like driving a car, you ought to focus and concentrate on the task at hand. If you are lackadaisical, accidents are bound to happen sooner or later!

  4. 4.

    Improper diet and dehydration: Lack of energy weakens the body. Dehydration causes cramps, dizziness and exhaustion.

  5. 5.

    Over-training: Training causes wear and tear. These need time to heal. If you train too much, your muscle and joints can’t heal properly, making them more injury prone.

Be careful everyone :)

Kevin Zahri

I am a US certified personal trainer and nutritionist with over 12 years experience. Over the years, I have published over 10 books, written for Men’s Health, other fitness and lifestyle magazines, hosted TV shows and appeared on various TV shows, programs and magazines. I am also an avid corporate wellness speaker and web entrepreneur.

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Kevin Zahri

I am a US certified personal trainer and nutritionist with over 12 years experience. Over the years, I have published over 10 books, written for Men’s Health, other fitness and lifestyle magazines, hosted TV shows and appeared on various TV shows, programs and magazines. I am also an avid corporate wellness speaker and web entrepreneur.

More about me here or follow me on Facebook or Twitter.