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Why Warm Up?

Written by Dr Noel Duncan

When you were young you never had to warm up before climbing a tree or playing tag. So why is pre-exercise warm up now an accepted, even expected, part of exercise? And how should you do it?

Warming up brings a multitude of benefits and it is for these reasons that the warm up is now ingrained in any exercise session program design. Two of the most obvious reasons for warming up include an increase in your physical capabilities and a reduced chance of injury.

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