13 Things Your Trainer Wants You to Stop Doing

We all make mistakes. Toxic friendships, diets (or lack thereof), choice in lipstick (and significant others)—you name it, we’ve probably dabbled, then regretted instantly. It doesn’t matter how good your intention is—some things aren’t meant to be or just do more harm than good. This existential realisation is perhaps no clearer than at the gym—a place where even the strongest get their limits tested, both physically and mentally. If you’ve been sticking to an exercise plan and aren’t seeing results, or you simply want to know what your trainer would tell you, politeness thrown to the wayside, you’ve come to the right place. Ahead, you’ll find 13 things—mistakes, pet peeves, whatever you want to call them—that top trainers want their clients to stop doing (in the name of good health and better results, obviously). Keep scrolling to see what they are!