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Episode 28: Top 10 Gym Mistakes (And How YOU Can Avoid Them)

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In this episode, Coach Ry and Coach CaiLEAN discuss the most common gym mistakes and provide their expert insights on how to avoid them. They dive deep into topics such as hanging on to cardio machines, talking on the phone and texting in the gym, lack of intensity in workouts, excessive talking in the gym, doing too many HIIT activities, the importance of warming up and doing mobility exercises and not taking rest days. 

Key takeaways:
* Avoid hanging on cardio machines as it diminishes the effectiveness of the workout.
* Minimize talking and texting on the phone in the gym to maintain focus and intensity.
* Ensure proper form and intensity in workouts to maximize results.
* Limit excessive talking in the gym to stay focused and avoid distractions.
* Avoid excessive HIIT activities and prioritize rest days for optimal recovery and progress. Training with the right intensity and allowing for optimal recovery is crucial for progress.
* Engaging in activities outside of the gym can provide additional benefits and prevent burnout.
* Be considerate of others by not camping on equipment and cleaning up after yourself.
* Warming up and doing mobility exercises are essential for injury prevention and optimal performance.

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Time Stamps:

00:00 - Intro
01:01 - Was it worth the macros?
03:08 - Gym Mistakes
06:34 - Hanging on to Cardio Machines
10:40 - Talking and Texting on the Phone in the Gym
15:11 - Lack of Intensity in Workouts
18:20 - Excessive Talking in the Gym
23:11 - Doing Too Many HIIT Activities
30:20 - Not Taking Rest Days
33:12 - Training vs. Activity
37:45 - Camping on Equipment
43:06 - Skipping Warm-up and Mobility
48:19 - Not Cleaning Equipment

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