Every Warm-Up Has a Purpose—DMC Trainer Tips

Feb 3, 2021

Warming up before exercise or sport, prepares your cardiovascular system for physical activity, by increasing the blood flow to your muscles, and raising the temperature of your body. It also helps to lower the risk of getting injured — when your muscles are adequately warmed up, the movements, stretches, and strain you put on them during your workout is less severe. This also minimizes muscle soreness. DMC physical therapist and athletic trainer, Laura Ramus walks you through 5 stages every warm-up should include.