Warming Up Isn’t Optional, It’s Optimal
Practice breeds improvement. Warming up primes practice.
Warming up got a bad rap a few years ago when a study declared that warming up didn't necessarily prevent injury and subsequently people stopped warming up because the logic got twisted and some people only saw warming up in terms of injury prevention rather than performance, comfort or focus.
Anecdotally, there is certainly a feeling amongst athletes and weekend warriors that warming up helps with injury prevention, but the biggest takeaway for this article (which you can read here) is purposeful movement.
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