I'm mostly doing bodyweight exercises at home and have noticed that I can do most exercises better after a short warm up session. At the moment my warm up consists simply trying to get the muscles I ...
Trying to figure out the best warmup routine for running. I see a few articles that say you shouldn't do any stretching before warming up given cold muscles. This article for example, just states ...
I use a Starting Strength type warmup for squats, deadlifts and presses: 2 x 5 x bar weight 1 x 5 x 40% working weight 1 x 3 x 60% working weight 1 x 2 x 80% working weight (Apologies to other ...
Kortuk and I were reading a blog post from Sweat Science that argues we should do harder warm-ups, because they increase our performance. It turns out there’s plenty of physiology behind this. If ...
I do just a few push ups (10 to 20), not an excessive amount. It helps me to increase focus on my work during a day. Is a warm up necessary before doing these or can I go without?
Is there an alternative way to warm up for lifts that is less tedious than gradually increasing the set weight?
I'm following a 3x5 weight lifting program based off of the Stronglifts and Starting Strength programs. I've been starting with warm-up sets of gradually increasing weight, as suggested by Stronglifts ...