The 7 Worst Exercises for Joint Health and What to Do Instead

Skip: Deep Leg Press Do: Standing Squat

Your quadriceps and glutes will get a workout with the leg press machine, but for some people, it may create hip problems. "Deep range of motion leg presses when you lack the prerequisite hip mobility

Skip: Knee Extension Do: Single-Leg Squat

The sitting knee extension machine, according to Wickham, might impose an excessive amount of strain on your knees because the entire weight of the machine is placed on your ankles.

Skip: Box Jump (Up and Down) Do: Box Jump to Step Down

Box jumps are an excellent plyometric exercise that may be used to increase strength and power in the hips. Wickham, on the other hand,

Skip: Behind-the-Neck Lat Pulldown Do: Lat Pulldown

The latissimus dorsi, which is the muscle that runs down the sides of your back, is strengthened by latissimus pulldowns, which is where the exercise gets its name.

Skip: Floor Push-Up Do: Elevated Push-Up

Push-ups are one of the best workouts that you can do with your own body weight to develop your chest, arms, back, and core. However, they can place a lot of stress on your wrist joints

Skip: Overhead Triceps Extension Do: Triceps Kickback

"Overhead triceps extensions can be a lot on the elbow joint and triceps tendon," explains Malek in his interview. You will need to hold a weight over your head, bend your elbows behind you,

Skip: Swap GHD Sit-Up Do: V Sit-Up

According to Wickham, performing a sit-up on the glute-hamstring developer (GHD) might cause your spine to experience an excessive amount of stress. The exercise consists of leaning all the way back