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

How to Build the Perfect Swim Workout

So you're looking to get a little more serious about training in the pool, or you are looking for some more structure for your time in the water. Here...

By: Olivier Poirier-Leroy

Can Static Stretching Improve Performance?

There are plenty of topics in the training world that carry strong opposing views. One of those is pre-training static stretching; athletes should AVOID...

By: Michael Zweifel

3 Principles for the Perfect Dynamic Warm-Up

Ever seen an athlete so eager to start a training program that they rush or completely ignore their warm-up? I've seen it many times – they "go through...

By: Kyle Paraggua

Check Out Rob Gronkowski's Pre-Lift Warm-Up

Do you want to get the most out of every rep in your workout? Do you want to perform at your peak at the start of a game? Do you want to stay injury...

By: Andy Haley

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

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.