In his opinion, you should never neglect the warm-up at the start of your workout, and stretching at the end. They're essential for avoiding injury and aches.
Drink plenty (preferably water - vodka isn't great for your fitness) to prevent cramps and tendinitis, and lead a healthy lifestyle. "A healthy diet optimises your physical abilities," Adrien tells me.
But that shouldn't stop you from enjoying yourself a little from time to time. And just like that, you're back in the game!
How about you? Have you ever returned to sport after taking time off? Let us know how it was!