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What is the importance of proper warm up and cool down?
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A short warm-up stokes your blood flow and preps your body for exercise. Your muscles respond better to challenges if they’re loose and warm. Warm-ups should take 5 to 10 minutes. You’ll know.
Warming up is an important aspect of exercise in reducing the risk of injury that would possibly happen if over stretching occurred, without the person being physically warmed up and prepared for the exercise. Cooling down refers to a short period at the end of an exercise session. Warming up and cooling down are the most important aspects of a workout of an athlete, and they’re the ones which are overlooked by the most. They are crucial for your performance, and most athletes don’t understand the opportunity cost of not doing so.
The chances of injury increase, efficiency while playing decreases, and the list goes on. On the back end of a workout, cooling down can be extremely beneficial for maximizing athletic performance and speeding up recovery. When a race or workout is over, cooling down is an important step in helping an athlete’s muscles clear lactate and other waste, while loosening tight muscles. Research has also shown that a proper warm-up can help prevent injury and even improve your performance at the gym. In other words, warming up will help you lift more, run faster, and feel better doing it, explains Jonathan Ross, an ACE-certified personal trainer and author of Abs Revealed.
A good warm up is an integral part of a dance class to make sure your body is ready to perform at its peak, but most importantly to reduce the risk of injury. A good warm up is an integral part of a dance class to make sure your body is ready to perform at its pea. It is important to warm up prior to exercise and cool down after. The main two reasons for this are to improve performance and to decrease the risk of injury. Good warm-up exercises will increase the temperature of muscles which work better at a temperature of 40 degrees.
The goal of a warm-up is to increase your body temperature, therefore warming up your muscles. Blood flow and flexibility will increase during a warm-up. The warm-up may cause mild sweating, but it shouldn’t leave you tired or fatigued. During a warm-up, your heart rate and breathing will increase. It is very important to perform a proper warm up before any type of physical activity.
The purpose of a warm up is to prevent injury by increasing the body’s core and muscle temperature. Warm muscles increase the rate of energy production which increases reflexes and lowers the time it. Incorporating a warm-up and cool down is a great way to slowly increase your total time of exercise, decrease the risk of injury, and improve workout performance.
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