Warm-Up Articles

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.

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

12 Dynamic Mobility Exercises That Alleviate Tight Muscles and Prevent Injuries

A Dozen Sports and Exercise Performance-Boosting/Injury-Preventive Dynamic Warm-Up Movements By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Perhaps the most important part of...

The Ultimate Football Warm-Up

A gym full of the NFL's top talent sweats around trainer Todd Durkin. To the right, a Super Bowl MVP drives his knee into the air as he skips acros...

This Dynamic Warm-Up Guarantees a Bigger Bench Press and Deadlift

Always End Your Warm Up With Dynamic Activation If you want to be a strong and powerful athlete, you better be training the central nervous system (CNS)...

A Wrestling Warm-Up That Will Prepare Your Body for the Mat

A wrestling warm up should be different than warming up for cross country, basketball or a weight session. A warm-up should focus on reducing injury,...

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