The Importance of Warming Up

The warm-up is a very important part of every workout and run.  The warm-up primes your body, and starts getting more blood and oxygen to your muscles for the exercise/running you want it to do afterwards.  This is important not only to make the most of your workout/run, but to reduce injury risk too!

About the Author Coach D

Hi, I'm Dave. I'm a UK Athletics qualified and licensed Coach in Running Fitness (CiRF) and Endurance Event Group Coach. I coach groups and individuals of all abilities both online and in person.I particularly enjoy coaching beginner and improver runners in the 40+ age range.I'm also a regular recreational runner and I've been competing in races from 5k to marathon distance for over 30 years.

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