Avoid training when your tired, you should be strong and ready to exercise.
Increase your carbohydrates during heavy training.
Be sure to rest, the more you train, increase rest ratio. Rest is how the body regenerates.
Treat even seemingly minor injuries carefully to prevent further problems.
Recovery time is important. Never train hard if your stiff from previous training session.
Hydration is very important. Drink plenty of electrolyte water during training and water after.
Be sure to warm up and cool down before training or activity.
Monitor fatigue. If in doubt, ease off your workouts for a day or two.
Get regular massages to keep the muscles loose and the blood circulating properly.
Acupuncture and herbal sports supplements are great for opening up the energy channels in your body and creates blood circulation. Great for strenghtening the body while preventing injuries.
David Fitch, L.Ac, D.Ac is a sports acupuncturist and chinese medical practitioner who works with many professional and world-class athletes. He specializes in sports injury, rehabilitation, performance enhancement and nutrition.