Rather than sustain a painful injury, slog through the subsequent rehabilitation and deal with the failed returns to action, why not make your body injury-proof?
Ok, that's not humanly possible, no one is Superman, but you can reduce the risk of injury by looking after yourself.
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How do you do this FFT hears you ask? Well, we've taken the liberty of chatting to the New York Knicks' performance specialist, Andy Barr, and he's provided us with a simple injury prevention guide for amateur players.
All you have to do is get a notepad and pen and hit play….