Are we at risk of injuries coming from exercise? Yes. However, the incidence of this is quite low. The CDC reports that injury from sports and recreation occurs at a rate of 35 per 1,000 people with most coming from sprains and strains. Injuries can be nagging and cause us to stop or alter our fitness routines and daily tasks. Some people do not do any exercise outright for fear of getting injured.
There are some ways to mitigate the risk of getting hurt from exercise. Here are a few: