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Warm-Up Exercises


Full Body Warm-Up

Rhythmic limbering will increase muscle core temperature and prepare the joints and muscles for the movement to come later.

Full Body Warm-Up

Step 1
Start an easy march in place to increase blood circulation and lift the body core temperature. Repeat for 3 sets of 8 counts.

Full Body Warm-Up

Step 2
Alternately extend each leg forward from your hip socket and touch heel to the floor, bending supporting leg at the knee, as you swing your arms rhythmically from side to side. Repeat for 3 sets of 8 counts.

Full Body Warm-Up

Step 3
Alternately lift each knee as you raise your arms and reach toward the ceiling. Lift from the hip socket, keeping spine lifted and abdominals held in tight. Keep your weight centered into your hips over your heels. Reach one arm up and over to lengthen the waistline and back. Repeat for 3 sets of 8 counts.

Full Body Warm-Up

Step 4
Advanced exercisers can move into an easy jog in place. Always keep your body in alignment and roll through the ball and heel of your foot. Bend your knees to absorb the shock of the impact. Intermediate and beginning exercisers can continue with an easy march. Continue for 1 to 3 minutes.

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