Body building injuries are a weight lifter’s worst enemy. Spraining a muscle, tearing a ligament or even breaking a bone can put a body builder out of the gym for multiple months to recover, which can have devastating consequences. If you are a professional weight lifter or body builder, an injury can end up costing you your livelihood as a result of missed tournaments and contests. In addition, you could be left out of lucrative sponsorship deals with major corporate partners as the result of a serious injury. Here are 5 body building safety tips to prevent training injuries.