Warm-Up

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 Shoulder Warm-Up Will Prepare You for Intense Training

If you've been working out for any reasonable length of time you've probably experienced some shoulder aches and pains along the way. This is completely...

By: Travis Hash

How Your Body's Natural Schedule Affects Your Workouts

Keeping your body in tip top shape can require a certain level of planning. You should plan your meals, your workouts and your activity level - but...

By: Gary Moller

Avoid These Gym Hazards to Work Out Safely

Prevent Exercise-Related Injuries with These Tips So You Don't Miss Workouts or Games By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Injuries on the field, court, or ice are...

By: Jim Carpentier

Sport-Specific Warm-Up for Rock Climbers

Rock climbing is a unique total body activity that utilizes human anatomy, unlike any other sport. It is a total body workout that involves insanely...

By: Brian Carlson

Why You Should Warm Up With the World's Greatest Stretch

The Worlds Greatest Stretch (WGS) is a legendary catch-all movement in the field of sports performance and fitness, and has been for a long time. It is...

By: Justin Ochoa

Latest Videos in Warm-Up

How to Warm Up for a High-Intensity Workout

At CrossFit Distinction in Ohio, coach Scott Supler demonstrates how to warm up for a high-intensity activity. Supler explains how and why to get your joints and body loose and ready before starting a workout.

Get Loose to Run Fast With This Ultimate Pre-Run Warm-Up

CrossFit Sixth City owner and runner Adam Daugherty shows you the ultimate warm-up routine to make sure you are ready for your run.

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.