Pictures Slideshow: 9 Least Effective Fitness Exercises

Reviewed by Andrew Seibert, MD on Friday, September 09, 2011

Man looking exhausted after workout

Woman doing lat pulldown behind the head

Trainer using pull-down machine

Man training with weights in fitness center

Trainer demonstrating military press

Woman doing upright row with weights

Trainer showing lateral shoulder raise

Man doing leg press with knees bent too deeply

Trainer showing proper position on leg press

Woman doing squats on Smith machine

Trainer showing proper form for squats

Woman leaning on treadmill with head bent

Woman working out on an elliptical machine

Woman trying to put on too tight clothes

Woman using chest press machine at gym

Man tightening weight belt at gym

Pair of canvas high-top sneakers

Woman putting on gym shoes in locker room

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