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

4 Bad Habits Ruining Your Workouts

Habits are developed over time for better or for worse. Habits take little energy, that is why they are not hard for us to do, we just naturally, almost...

By: Josh Williams

How Not To Be Bored with Mobility Work

Mobility drills and stretching are boring, but also very beneficial to the average gym goer and athlete. Mobility drills and stretches can be used...

By: John Papp

How to Treat the Nagging Groin Pain Known as Pectineus Muscle Soreness

Prevention and Recovery Tips for Common Pectineus Muscle Soreness By Jim Carpentier, CSCS A common complaint from athletes in many sports is pectineus...

By: Jim Carpentier

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

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.