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Warm up and cool down exercises. The NY Times discusses what works and what doesn’t.

Warm up and cool down exercises.  The NY Times discusses what works and what doesn’t. What do you do to warm up and warm down before and after exercise?  For most of us, anything that gets the blood flowing and warms up the muscles should get us warmed up. Some of the easiest warmups can include jumping jacks, toe raises and even a brisk walk.   Jumping up and down is great for getting ready for any sport that requires an impulse into the calf and hip including baseball, football and soccer.  Jumping rope is a great exercise for warming up, Read More »