Remember how everyone tells you that the most important meal of the day is breakfast? You have to get your body off to the right start. It’s important to fuel your “tank” before you start your day and hit the ground running.
Similarly, warming up before a workout is just like eating breakfast in the morning. It is very important to warm up and get your body’s core temperature to rise in order to improve mobility and flexibility. Warming up helps you visualize the workout, sport, or other physical activity before you begin your full-on routine. Warming up helps prevent injuries and reduce tightness. It’s important to gradually start your body off on the right foot. Warming up helps you visualize the workout, sport, or other physical activity before you begin your full-on routine.
So, before you meet up with your personal trainer, start playing a sport, or hit the gym… remember to stop and warm up and stretch a little before you hit the ground running.