If you haven't done a thorough warm-up, you can't perform at your peak. Properly warming up wakes the body up, gets your blood pumping and improves flexibility. STACK has warm-up tips and techniques from pro and college athletes and teams. Start your training session off right with a proper warm-up.

Latest in Warm-Up

This Type of Stretching Will Screw Up Your Workout

Gone are the days of holding stretches before performing a workout or playing your sport. Research has shown that static stretching can decrease the ...

By: Andy Haley

A Simple 5-Minute Warm-Up for Strength Workouts

Mostly all athletes know that they need to complete a proper warm up before they begin a session in the weight room. Not all athletes actually complete...

By: T.J. Hood

How to Warm Up for Contact Sports

A proper warm up is often neglected in sports. No matter the level of sport, whether it be high school football or NHL hockey, preparing for the demands...

By: Ben Velazquez

5 Simple Tips That Will Maximize Your Workouts

It's great that you understand that you need to train regularly if you want to achieve maximum health and be the best athlete you can be for your sport...

By: Roger Lockridge

How to Warm Up for Speed Training

The warm-up is important for speed training. It prevents injuries by gradually increasing the intensity of the exercise and by making your tissues more...

By: John Cissik

Latest Videos in Warm-Up

Try This Speed Ladder Warm Up From NFL CB Chris Harris Jr.

See how a Super Bowl Champion uses the speed ladder to get his body ready to play.

Try This NFL-Caliber Dynamic Warm-up with Chris Harris Jr.

See the moves a Super Bowl champion defensive back does at the start of his workouts to prepare his body to perform.

How J.J. Watt Prepares for Speed Workouts

Brad Arnett, J.J. Watt's strength coach, explains how to perform a movement prep warm-up that prevents injury and improves speed.

Warm Up With The Gronkowski Brothers

Ever wonder how the Gronkowski brothers warm up to crush the weight room? Check out our exclusive video.

The Houston Texans Dynamic Warm-Up Routine

The Houston Texans rookies perform a dynamic warm-up before an off-season strength workout under the watch of strength coach Craig Fitzgerald.