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4 Exercises You May Be Doing Wrong–Causing Knee Pain

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4 Exercise You May Be Doing Wrong...

Causing You Knee Pain or Injury

Squat

Incorrect (moving knees inward)

Incorrect (squatting too deep)

Incorrect (allowing knee forward movement to exceed torso movement)

Lunge

Incorrect (allowing knee forward movement to exceed torso movement)

Incorrect (twisting foot or knee)

Leg Press

Incorrect (locking your knees)

Incorrect (locking knees)

Leg Extension

Incorrect (locking knees)

Incorrect (bending knees past 90 degrees)

For further details on how to master proper form and prevent injury when lifting weighs, please refer to

Weight Training Without Injury: Over 350 Step-by-Step Pictures Including What Not to Do!,

a full-color manual that illustrates incorrect vs. correct technique for trainers, professionals, intermediates, and novices by Fred Stellabotte and Rachel Straub, MS, CSCS.