11/18/2013 09:11 am ET Updated Mar 11, 2015

3 Tricks To Prevent Exercise Injuries


By Kimberly Hiss

L.A. Dodgers' former trainer Sue Falsone reveals the moves that will help you avoid injury from exercise.

  • Inverted Hamstring Stretch
    Illustration: Mckibillo
    (A) Stand on your left leg with your arms extended to the sides. (B) Extend your right leg behind you while dropping your torso forward, keeping your back straight, then return to standing. Repeat with other leg.
  • Glute Bridges
    Illustration: Mckibillo
    (A) Lie on your back with knees in the air and heels on the ground. (B) Lift and lower your hips.
  • Band Walks
    Illustration: Mckibillo
    (A) Place an elastic resistance band above your knees. (B) Take a full step to the left (move both feet), then back to the right. That's one rep.

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