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First Aid For Winter Workout Injuries

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First Aid For Winter Workout Injuries
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Injuries can occur anytime of the year, but exercising in cold weather can place extra stress on the body. Cold muscles have less elasticity, which means you’re more prone to injuries, like, sprains and strains. Taking time to warm-up before a workout, whether this be a short walk or a few whole-body stretches will reduce the risk of an injury during these cooler months. If you do have an unfortuante accident, despite all your efforts to exercise safely, click through for three simple first-aid treatments you can do yourself.

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