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DON’T RUSH THROUGH WARM-UPS – KING TIGER MARTIAL ARTS CHESAPEAKE

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Training in the martial arts can be very exciting. In fact, many times we may feel the urge to rush through warm-ups in order to get to the basics of kicking and punching. However, warm-ups are critical to our overall success as martial arts practitioners and athletes.

The most important reason to warm-up properly before training is to prevent injury. Minor injuries can be caused by our failure to prepare our bodies for the action ahead. Even small injuries can keep us from working out. There is nothing more frustrating then waiting for injuries to heal to get back to training.

Once you have properly warmed-up, you can look forward to better kicks and punches because your muscles respond better in a heated state. Additionally, warmed muscles can be stretched which increases muscle flexibility, improving techniques dramatically.

Warming-up at home before practicing is equally important as warming up before class. In fact, your rule of thumb should be to warm-up before undergoing any demanding muscle activities.

Remember, a good martial artist can demonstrate patience. Don’t rush through your warm-ups. Prepare your muscles for the exciting training ahead.

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