bad/poor form


: a way of behaving that is improper
It's considered bad/poor form to arrive so early.

Examples of bad/poor form in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Its poor form is leaving Alguacil, an astute tactician, exasperated. Henry Flynn, Forbes, 25 Feb. 2024 Some common causes include runner's knee, tendonitis, poor form, or the wrong shoes. Lauren Del Turco, Health, 6 Feb. 2024 Overuse injuries, from the ankles to the shoulders, are usually the result of incorrect stretching, poor form and excessive pressure, doctors say. Katherine Kallergis, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 Causes of knee pain after running can range from runner's knee to having poor form while running to wearing the wrong shoe for your foot shape and stride. Lauren Del Turco, Health, 6 Feb. 2024 Even so, Ramsey caught heat for its delivery, as some online blamed her for showing poor form. Jonah Valdez, Los Angeles Times, 17 Jan. 2024 With the negativity and criticism at an all-time high, which was also further heightened by Manchester United’s poor form towards the end of last season and mistakes that were amplified through social media, Maguire must be given the utmost amount of credit to turn the situation around. Liam Canning, Forbes, 28 Nov. 2023 Experts say that some common mistakes can hinder muscle growth, like not eating enough protein, not consuming enough calories, overtraining, or having poor form and technique. Alyssa Hui, Verywell Health, 16 Nov. 2023 When muscle fatigue causes bad form, injuries are never far behind. Cross-Training for Trail Runners There are a few specific muscle groups that are extra important for trail running, Boughner says. Katie Hill, Outdoor Life, 5 Oct. 2023

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“Bad/poor form.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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