5-Minute Warm Up Stretches You must do before Workout
Exercises begin with a energetic warm-up to connect your mind to your muscles, to make the body workout-ready and to ward off any chances of injury. This article lists out some of the very effective warm-ups.
Warming up before workout can feel well, boring. But doing a couple of low-key exercises before the main event can actually make a huge difference in your fitness performance. Warming up is important to your cardio or strength training session and is essential for preventing injury.
There a huge variety of warm up exercises are there, but we found some of easy to do exercises for you and here they are:
- Arm Reach
Begin in a standing position, with your feet wider than hip width apart. Pivot on your right foot and swing your right arm across your chest. Twist your torso and upper body in the same direction. Immediately repeat with the other arm. Continue for 30 to 60 seconds.
- Side Reach
Begin in a standing position, with your feet wider than hip width apart. Lean your body to the right side, bending your right knee slightly. At the same time, stretch your left arm to the sky at a diagonal, in line with the rest of your body. Stretch our leg log repeat on the opposite side. Continue for 30 to 60 seconds.
- Hip Rotations
Begin in a standing position, with feet wider than hip width apart. Bend your arms, and place your hands behind your head. Bend your knee as you lift one leg up. Circle that leg up. Circle that leg across your body, up toward our chest, then back down to the starting position. Repeat on the other side. Continue for 30 to 60 seconds.
- Knees Lift
Start in a standing position, with feet wider than hip width apart. Bend your arms, placing your hands behind your head. Lift one leg up toward your body, bending your knee as you do, as if you were trying to touch you rip cage with your knee. Continue for 30 to 60 seconds.
- Lateral lunge with reach
Stand with your feet hip width apart, hands at your side. Take a big step to the right, then push your hips back, bending your right knee and lowering your body until your right knee and pull It into your chest with your arms. continue for 30 to 60 seconds on the right and switch to the left.