Jay's Fencing Blog
Over the course of time as we age, our knees are one of the first major areas to start hurting. Here are some preventive measures that will help continue your journey of wellness:
1. Proper form is always the key to minimizing pain in any sport injury.
2. Stretching, flexing, and warming up before activity and stretching after the activity. Our joints are nourished by movements and strengthen by load resistance. This also, reduces inflammation and irritation to the knee.
3. Exercise is the foundation of building up and maintaining muscles strength, especially around the knee for proper support. Strong muscles help stabilize the joints. Here are some useful exercises that reduces the stress on the knee:
4. Eating healthy foods rich in calcium will help reduce your chances of developing osteoporosis as you age.
Following these suggestions can reduce the possibility of injuries to the knee and ensure a long and (relatively) painless lifetime of fencing.
Before starting any exercise regiment, always check with your doctor.