Keeping Your Wrists Healthy to Keep Lifting - Courtney Dynes, DPT
With winter in full swing and the new year quickly approaching, people will be joining gyms and group fitness classes in efforts to improve their overall fitness and health! Over the years, there has been an increased interest in group fitness, especially CrossFit and functional strength training. It is important to review ways to maintain healthy joints while performing activities that involve lifting weights and accepting body weight onto your hands, such as when performing burpees, handstands, pushups, leopard crawls, and many more. This article focuses on ways to maintain or improve the health of your wrists while at the gym.