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Are workouts from men's or women's fitness magazines safe?

Generally speaking, they are safe. Before starting any exercise regimen, you should consult your personal physician to be certain you are healthy enough to take on the additional activity. Also, just because these types of workouts are safe for most people, they may not be quite right for you. Exercise caution when first attempting these workouts and when possible, workout with a partner until you feel comfortable with the movements.

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Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.