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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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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Clayton Kershaw's Pregame Routine is the Secret to His Insane 2016 Season

The résumé of Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clatyon Kershaw is replete with awards and accolades. He's been MVP of the National League. He's won the Cy...

This Dynamic Warm-Up Will Get You Ready for Football Practices and Games

The Most Efficient Dynamic Warm Up Warming up and cooling down has been probably two of the most important things in creating elite athletes, outside of...

How To Warm Up Properly For A Bike Race

Biking is not running, or basketball, or football. But all too often you see bikers doing their stretches, whether it's leg hurdles or touching your...

The New Workout Warm-Up for Healthy Shoulders

Athletes' and the general clientele tend to perform pressing motions, which results in a strong upper backs and shoulders; however, they tend to...

Why Elite Pro Athletes Warm Up Without Shoes—And Why You Should Too

Shoe companies spend millions of dollars designing footwear intended to enhance athletic performance. They all claim to help you run faster, jump ...

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