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Athletic Training

Muscle inbalance

10/05/2007

Question:

How can I prevent muscle inbalance?

Answer:

The best way to generally prevent imbalance is to not work one muscle group more preferentially over the opposing muscle group. Your exercise programs should be tailored to address strength needs of all the muscle groups and not specific to one group. Good Luck!

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Janine   Oman, MS, PT/ATC Janine Oman, MS, PT/ATC
Assistant Athletic Director
Instructor at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University