Training with Injuries

Training with injuries

The most common question from people around the world is that if it is possible to overcome an injury and lead a normal life. With rehab exercise, they can recover back to a better state than they could think of. When you are train hard, the aches and pains are common. We then wake up in the morning with sore muscles which goes away with time. Whether you are training for an athletic event or even for general health and fitness, you must make sure that you are aware of the difference between the general aches and the pain from training and the pain from an injury.

Generally, people say that pain is a form of telling your body that something is not right. If you are doing an activity that could cause damage or stress to an already damaged muscle, you are asking for trouble. When you are recovering from the injury avoid training activities that cause pain. Always listen to the instructions of what doctor/specialist says after the injury and you can then later start the exercises from the rehab trainer supervision. There is always no quick fix for an injury and you need get yourself back into shape in a safe way.

It is very important to speak to your rehab trainer to overcome an injury and find a solution to recover. It is very often that we hear about injuries after a workout has been completed where an athlete is pushed through discomfort. When you are trained under load with an injured body, it will subconsciously lean onto other body parts to compensate the injury. Always stick with a rehab trainer until you are recovered from an injury. Since they know your body condition and type of rehab training suitable for you.

It will be frustrating when you are not able to perform well when you are injured and it doesn’t mean that you should give up. Instead, you should try correcting your mistakes and progress onto becoming normal. Do your mobility work and warm up sessions regularly. Our rehab trainer will help you to manage time wisely for recovering from your injury and would focus on the fundamentals to correct those old bad habits.

The proper care of your body, changing your workout to suit your injury and correcting the bad habits will help you to recover completely from an injury. If you want to perform better or get back to normal, put some thought into your diet. Always seek advice from a nutritionist and a health coach.

Ezfit in Singapore is a company which deals with rehab trainings. We make sure you get your mobility back and performance back to where you were.


Saravavan Nadarajan (Vanan)

Vanan, fitness expert and leader at EzFit Singapore, specializes in holistic training—home-based, boot camps, and corporate fitness—with over a decade of industry experience.