Warm Up Exercises

Warm Up Exercises

Warming and stretching have numerous benefits such as improved posture, increased flexibility, improved performance in sports, relief of pain in some diseases or even injury prevention. However, in order to get good results, it is essential that these exercises be practiced properly and in moderation.
 
 

Benefits of stretching

The main benefits of stretching for health are as follows:

  • Improved posture: Stretching the body regularly reduces muscle tension, improves the posture, which in turn prevents the discomfort that may arise with poor posture. 
  • Increases flexibility: If muscles are flexible, performance in daily activities and during physical activity is greater. In addition, stretching helps maintain and regain flexibility, something that generally decreases with age.
  • Enables a wider range of movement: Stretching improves flexibility, which will mean that, during sports, you get wider range movements and better balance
  • Relaxation: stretching relieves muscle tension, this is often responsible for back, neck and head pain. In addition, stretching relaxes the body and mind, helping in relieving stress.
  • Activate blood circulationStretching increases blood flow in muscles, which is very essential for recovery after muscle injuries.

Care should also be taken with injured muscles or any painful regions, so as not to aggravate the problem. In these cases, warm-ups should be done with the help of a professional, such as a physical therapist.

Below are some quick and easy warm-ups that can be done in minutes before a workout.

 

Warm Up Exercises 

Dynamic Warm-Up Exercises

Warm Up Exercises

 

Flexibility Exercise, Ideal For Home Workouts

Warm Up Exercises

 

Classic Warm-Ups

Warm Up Exercises

 

Quick 2 Minute Workout

Warm Up Exercises