When it comes to exercise, proper form is key to preventing injuries

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Whether you’re doing squats, sit-ups, or arm curls, taking the time to be certain you have the correct form when you’re exercising can help decrease your risk of pain and injury.

Many people actually shy away from exercise because they feel they may injure themselves if they don’t do it right. This is true among the 11 contestants competing in the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute’s 2017 My Heart Challenge: Nonprofit Edition.

Read about how Jillesa Anderson, exercise physiologist with the Intermountain LiVe Well Center, helps the contestants, and others, learn the proper form that will prevent injury and pain during exercise.