When you’re taking a fitness class, working out is like performing on a stage. It’s easy to get caught up with the quick movements and rhythm of the music, but it's easy to let good form fall by the wayside. Your form provides the foundation for a great workout and the building blocks for a stronger, more toned body. Performing every exercise by the book helps to prevent injury and engages the right muscles, so you get the most out of your sweat session.
Yet there are few standard moves people usually get all wrong. I consulted Joe Buffa, a fitness trainer at KORE, a HIIT-focused studio located in New York City, for tips on how to perfect these popular exercises. Make sure you follow his advice the next time you try one of these exercises: