17 Signs Your Trainer is Screwing Up Your Workouts

We polled five STACK Expert strength coaches to learn common mistakes that trainers make during a workout.

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We'd like to think that all personal trainers and strength coaches do everything perfectly when guiding your workouts. But unfortunately, that's not always the case. Over the years, we've seen some crazy things from coaches who made mistakes that left us totally face-palming.

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Often, mistakes are totally harmless. A mistake might take away from your workout a bit, but it's not a deal-breaker. Other times, careless mistakes can drastically reduce the effectiveness of a workout and even put athletes at risk.

To help you be aware of some of these situations, we compiled a list of 17 common mistakes based on our own observations and input from five STACK Experts.

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Topics: STRENGTH TRAINING | MOTIVATION | WORKOUTS | COACH | TRAINER | PERSONAL TRAINER | SLIDESHOW