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7 Exercise Mistakes That Make You Look Older!

If you are someone who is health conscious and you have made an effort to start exercising on a daily basis, then congratulations! You are on the right path to good health!

However, many a times, even healthy habits can harm us in certain ways, if we aren't doing them right.

Now, we know that regular exercise is one of the healthier practices one can follow in order to stay fit, healthy and prevent a number of ailments.

In fact, having an inactive lifestyle, sans exercise, is the root cause of a number of disease, including serious ones!

Not exercising on a regular basis can give rise to problems like obesity, joint pain, stress, digestive disorders and even certain types of cancer!

So, it is very important to follow a regular exercise routine.

Also Read : Tips To Lose Hip Fat Without Exercise

However, just like over-exercising can lead to certain health problems, there are some mistakes that people tend to make while exercising that can make them look older!

So, here are a few mistakes that need to be avoiding during exercising.

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Mistake #1

Over-exercising and not getting even a single day of rest can increase the level of cortisol hormones in the body, which can cause premature ageing of cells.

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Mistake #2

Marinating the wrong posture while exercising, especially while lifting weights can cause that part of the body to stretch and sag eventually, causing wrinkles.

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Mistake #3

Skipping free exercises and cardio-training, and only weight lifting can also slow down your metabolic rate and cause early cell ageing.

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Mistake #4

Just doing cardio workouts like running, jogging, cycling, etc, and not balancing it with weight lifting, can also make your skin saggy and look aged.

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Mistake #5

Not performing abdominal exercises can also make you develop a paunch, which can surely make you look older than you are!

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Mistake #6

Not stretching after a workout session can also strain your muscle tissues a lot and cause premature ageing of the muscular cells.

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Mistake #7

Skipping high intensity training and doing very moderate exercises (unless you have health issues), it can slow down your metabolism and cause premature ageing of cells.

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Story first published: Saturday, March 25, 2017, 9:30 [IST]