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Warming up and cooling down are equally important whenever you exercise, but if you want to give yourself the best chance of getting through this period then make it mandatory!   Warming up   Increased muscle temperature for optimal flexibility and efficiency. Dilates the blood vessels supplying the muscles with a greater volume of oxygen and nutrients minimise stress on your heart Reduce muscle soreness Increase synovial fluid around the joints aiding in protecting those knees and shoulders Helps to mentally prepare for task ahead Warming up before any sport or a workout is crucial to aid prevention of injury...

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This three minute warm up video will give you a brief demonstration on how to warm up before a sporting event. The exercises in this video focus on dynamic stretching. This type of stretching is proven to be more beneficial than static stretching mainly for the reason that it keeps you actively moving so this maintains your hear rate and blood circulation.    The warm consists of leg and full body movements. Primary focusing on the legs and lower body muscle groups.  This warm up is ideal for use speed training exercises for products such like the FH kinetic leg band...

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  Sprinting has been used since the first humans lived on Earth, as they needed these skills to catch prey. However, it’s only in recent years that it has become both a fitness trend and a huge part of athletics competitions. The benefits of sprint work include enhancing athleticism, building muscle and burning calories. Recent studies have also shown short, rapid bursts of sprinting are more effective than long jogs or hours in the gym. Sprint work needs significant strength to cope with reaction forces, which cannot be honed with regular gym work. Try doing some drills with a foam...

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    Sleds are very effective in athletic training and are great for conditioning, and they are not as uncommon in this type of training as you might think. They come in all different shapes and sizes, and originate from the logging industry in Scandinavia. The most popular sled is the Prowler sled which can be dragged, pulled or pushed. Read on to find out how it can benefit you in your training:   Improved acceleration Acceleration is essential for most sports. Sled training enables you to do sprint-work instead of interfering too much with sprint mechanics. It helps the...

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  Sideways  Start with both feet outside the ladder facing sidewards. Jumping sidewards  into the space between the rungs at the same time before jumping them both outside the ladder again, continuing this pattern as you progress through the speed ladder. Face forward  Facing  straight on, run through the ladder at pace taking two steps forward diagonally through the rungs, remember drive the arms with the leg movement repeat this pattern until you reach the end. Lateral Runs  Turn to your right so that your body position is face sideways to the ladder. Run along the ladder, making sure you...

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