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Importance Of Warming Up Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Importance Of Warming Up.

Is Weight Loss Stressing You Out?

There’s no doubt about it: trying to lose weight can be a stressful thing! There’s nothing like trying to stick to a “simple” weight loss plan for bringing you face-to-face with the frustrating complexities of human natur...  Read more

Reference Guide to Warming Up

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Warm Up? A warm up is the act of preparing for an athletic event or workout by exercising or practicing for a short time beforehand....  Read more

Outdoor Adventures Fit for Families

Have you thought about how great it would be to include your family in your pursuit to exercise more regularly? Family exercise will improve the health of your loved ones, make exercise more fun, and at the same time develop stronger connections betw...  Read more

Declare Your Independence from the Gym

It's an excuse many of us have heard or even said ourselves: I want to get fit, but I can't afford a gym membership. While a health club can be a fantastic place to work out, it's not the only way to get fit. In fact, you can enjoy a vari...  Read more

PHA: Transform Your Body with this Heart-Pumping Workout

The health and fitness world can sometimes feel like a puzzle of acronyms. From WOD and AMRAP to HIIT and LISS, you may feel like you need a dictionary to navigate your way through the gym or studio. We’re always on the lookout for new workout...  Read more

Did my morning walk upped it to 2 miles feeling gr
Updated 6/22/2016 9:03:22 AM

Did my morning walk upped it to 2 miles feeling great...  Read more

So this week I played around with upping my calori
Updated 6/19/2016 3:04:49 PM

So this week I played around with upping my calories (I'd been a bit under). I intentionally had two higher calorie days. It lead to a temporary 3 pound gain - OH NO!- followed by a quick loss - YAY! The great science experiment continues....  Read more

Beautiful day. Very warm but with a slight breeze.
Updated 6/18/2016 11:11:07 PM

Beautiful day. Very warm but with a slight breeze. Outside gardening and mowing the yard. Good exercise...  Read more

Hydrate! It's a tab bit warm in the Midwest! #H2O #water
Updated 6/17/2016 2:48:13 PM

Hydrate! It's a tab bit warm in the Midwest! #H2O #water...  Read more

Did wall push ups during work orientation.
Updated 6/17/2016 2:12:16 PM

Did wall push ups during work orientation....  Read more

Hot Tubs

Now that the warm weather is here remember that hot water such as a hot tub can speed insulin uptake and raise the risk of hypoglycemia. Hydration and extra blood glucose monitoriing is of the utmost importance. Drink water to stay hydrated in the...  Read more


Even when I am rushed for time I always try to do a warm up prior to exercise and a cool down after. I used to think they were optional but now I realize the importance of preparing the body for exercise, physically and psychologically, and returni...  Read more

Army Wife

As army wives most of our friends and family are miles away at any given moment. Here we will strive to help each other through the ups and downs of weight loss and the army way of life....  Read more

Pre Race Warm-ups: An Essential Part of Every Runner's Routine

When I started running almost 4 years ago one of the cardinal rules of racing my running coach taught me was, "The shorter the race, the longer the warm-up." It is something that has been ingrained in me all these years and something I still practice...  Read more

You Asked: Why Should I Warm Up before a Workout?

On those days when time is at a premium, it can be tempting to skip your warm-up and jump right into your workout.  Is that a smart use of your time, or is it asking for trouble?  Even though the warming up won't burn hundreds of calori...  Read more

Bumping Into the Importance of Warming Up...

I recently found a website on the how and benefits of warming up and am hoping to incorporate it into an exercise regimen. I hope warming up will help my knees feel less odd. I tried a class in ballet since I've always wanted to dance on my own, wi...  Read more