Exercise is like most self-improvement endeavors; if we aren’t vigilant, we can begin to backslide. Even the most seasoned exerciser can experience drift, especially when it comes to proper form. As you focus on other variables such as pace or intensity, form can start to suffer. However, you will get more intensity by slowing down & ensuring you are using proper form! It’s important to remember that exercising with poor form will, at best, feed dysfunctional movement and, at worst, lead to injury. One on One’s Back to Basics series will give you the tools to confidently train with proper form. Check out a few essential form concepts that will ensure optimal safety and effectiveness.