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What are some good exercises to use if I want to prevent injury?

A great exercise to prevent injuries is a ball squat. This exercise helps your body learn good squatting mechanics. It also incorporates multiple muscles into the movement (versus just the quadricep muscles as seen in leg extensions) which is how we naturally use our muscles during everyday function. You could also try step-ups or lunges as a safe alternative.

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