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Why Warming Up Is A Crucial Part Of Your Training

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To keep playing the sport you love, and playing it as well as possible, warming up properly is important. Too often, athletes want to jump right into maximum exertion, but getting the body ready to work well at that level takes time.

A good warmup: 1. Engages the nervous system to a higher degree
2. Improves flexibility and extension
3. Generally grooves movement patterns so that during the heat of the moment the athlete is more effective.

Although the most intensive part of an activity may deliver the most benefit, athletes risk injury and loss of efficiency if they don't gradually warm up toward tht intensity. Like many other aspects of sports and the rest of our lives, adhering to a process is important!

Follow the link below to view more details on the components and importance of warmup.

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