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Consequently for my PEP I will ensure everything is safe to use and the area is out of harm's way before starting my training. I will also ensure that I perform the correct procedures such as warming up

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Awareness of safety: When doing any sort of training it is obviously very important to keep things safe, and avoid any sort of injury as this could affect your training if you were to injure yourself and avoid any hazards during training. Consequently for my PEP I will ensure everything is safe to use and the area is out of harm's way before starting my training. I will also ensure that I perform the correct procedures such as warming up and stretching my muscles properly before going into my training as this could cause stiffness and discomfort if not done appropriately. Warm ups and their benefits A warm up is usually performed before participating in sports or exercising. ...read more.

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The pulse raiser- this involves light exercises to just gradually increase body temperature and to progress blood to working muscles. 2. Stretching program- as the body and muscles are warmed up it is now time to remind the muscles their potential movements. 3. Skill related practices- the aim of this exercise is basically to practice your skills just before the activity begins. The performance may be improved as an appropriate warm up will result in an: ==> Increased oxygen delivery to the muscles due to an increase in heart rate, dilation of blood vessels through the release of adrenaline and the vascular shunt mechanism and escalating metabolism and muscle temperatures. ==> Increased venous return and therefore stroke volume through the action of the skeletal muscle pump. ...read more.

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General safety issues and tips Using caution and common sense along with some time proven tips can help ensure an enjoyable training experience. Here are some basic guidelines to follow: 1. Start a training program slowly. Use light weight and proceed gradually in intensity. This will permit the muscles of the body to adjust to new movements and workloads. 2. Warm up with light resistance before attempting near maximum lifts. Warming up physiologically prepares the body for action and helps prevent injuries. Warm up should always precede vigorous exercise. 3. Make sure there are no obstructions in the immediate training area that will interfere with the movement of the body. 4. Make sure weights bars are tight and properly placed on the machines to prevent the weights from sliding off. ...read more.

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