Warm Up and Cool Down Strategies

Adequate preparation is Vital for any athlete during the various phases of training and competition. A warm-up routine before a training session is generally accepted and a widely used practice before performing other forms of exercise.

With an effective warm-up routine, an athlete can improve the initial state of physical and mental readiness necessary for training and competition. A successful warm-up routine can improve subsequent performance, reduce muscle soreness, and aid in the prevention of injuries.

Similarly, cooling down after intense activity allows the body to gradually transition back to a resting or near-resting state. Peak Preparation can assist you to establish an effective warm up and cool down routine to complement your training session.