#5. Breathe Properly
Here is a quick test, put your hand over your chest another over your belly. Try to breath as normal as possible and see which hand moves more. If you notice your rib cage moving upward more than your belly, you are most likely breathing with your neck and not your diaphragm! So if you find yourself turning blue in the face or flexing your neck to get that final rep in, you are probably doing more harm than good in the long run. I often recommend inhaling on your exercise set up and exhaling during the strenuous phase to avoid this.
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