Check out this blog post from Aja regarding why we warm up. There is a method to our madness for warm ups.
“We warm-up to best prepare our mind and bodies for what lies ahead within that days workout. Should our body temperature be up? Yes. Should we be breathing hard? Absolutely. Should we be sweating? You better damn well believe it. If you are not experiencing these three things at the end of your warm-up, then that warm-up did not serve it’s purpose and therefore was ineffective.
Is it out of sheer laziness that we do not enjoy warming-up? A lack of time within one’s workout schedule? Or is because we “don’t want to get tired before our workout.” All these reasons are excellent excuses to opt out of warming-up, but ask yourself these few questions: Do you want to feel energetic during your WOD? Do you want to best protect yourself from injury during workouts? Do you want to put your body in the best position to achieve full range of motion, proper technique and form? Do you want to PR? Well, all this can be accomplished through an effective and efficient warm-up.”
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