A fun and interesting way to warm up our bodies before exercising as well as highlighting the importance.
You will need:
Doing the activity:
Before starting to warm up take a big deep breath in and out and repeat this twice.
WHY WE WARM UP - A good warm up is essential to limit chances of injury. Warming up helps the body to deliver oxygen to the exercising muscle groups as well as increasing body temperature, which reduces the chance for muscle and tendon injuries. Your 5 minute warm-up increases blood flow to the exercising muscles.
TOP TIP - A good warm up session should last between 5 and 10 minutes so that it limits your chance of hurting yourself. Don’t forget to take deep breaths in and out whilst warming up to keep calm and prepare yourself for exercise.