When we play sports, we like to take it as far as we can. Challenging ourselves is what makes sports more fun. And if you add a healthy competition to that, you have a very motivating environment.
Unfortunately that leads us to push to hard sometimes. And then we get hurt. Even though luck does play a part, most injuries can be traced back to pushing too hard. If you have run into this, recently or a long time ago, take a look at our new article on knee injuries and how to recover from them.