Warm-Up Exercises: Health Benefits, How to Get Started, and More (Everyday Health)
Posted: Sep 26, 2023 in In the News
This article originally appeared in Everyday Health on September 26, 2023.
Warm-Up Exercises: Health Benefits, How to Get Started, and More
By Lauren Bedosky
An effective workout starts with a proper warm-up. Warm-up exercises can help you squeeze more benefits from your routine and may even lower your chance of injury.
So, what qualifies as a warm-up exercise? And how should you approach the warm-up to set yourself up for maximum success in your workout? We’ve got answers.
What Is a Warm-Up Exercise?
In general, a warm-up exercise gets your heart rate up and prepares your joints and soft tissues (muscles, ligaments, and tendons) for the workout ahead, says Kathy Doubleday, DPT, a cofounder and the clinical director of Physio Ed, a company that provides expert medical advice and fitness programs for older adults in Ojai, California.
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