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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Cone Drills for Football Speed

Before you start, make sure to warm up with several static and dynamic stretching exercises. I recommend performing the cone drills at least two to th...

A Proper Warm Up For Cheer Practice

A proper warm-up is important for any sport, but especially when it comes to cheering. The high impact of tumbling skills and flexibility required for...

Why Jumping Rope is a Must for Athletes

The jump rope is an exercise that a lot of us spent a few days on in PE during elementary school and then forgot all about. But it is an extremely...

Quick and Proper Warm-Up for At-Home Workouts

With all of the in-home workouts being shared around the internet, it is important to perform a proper warm-up before jumping right into your workout....

Volleyball Workout and Drills You Can Do at Home

You don't need a volleyball court to start training for next season. In fact, you can improve your strength, quickness, coordination and skills for ...

5 Dynamic Stretches for Basketball Players

Do you feel "tight" before basketball games? Does it take you a couple minutes into the game to finally get warmed up? One of the reasons that y...

4 Conditioning Methods that are Better Than Running

If you play a sport that relies on power and short bursts of activity (like football, baseball, softball or volleyball) and you're still running mile ...

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...

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...

3 Warm-Ups Moves for Your Best Squat Day Ever

A great squat day starts with a good warm-up. In the below video, Dr. Ryan Summers, physical therapist and co-owner of Pure Physio (Strongsville, O...

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