Looking for a good warm up?

3 Sep

A dynamic warm up simply means that you’re performing dynamic stretches for your entire body prior to lifting. Dynamic stretches are stretches designed to prime the body for a high level of physical performance (eg: front/side/rear leg lifts, torso twists, arm circles, etc.)

They differ from static and ballistic stretching in that they are essentially training flexibility with speed and force, rather than holding a stretch or bouncing in a stretched position (which have both been shown to reduce peak performance in athletes if done prior to training).

This video shows a great example of how to utilize a dynamic warm up that can be done quickly before any workout.

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