The Ideal Warm Up for Maximal Endurance Performance Despite Less-Than-Ideal Pre-Race Wait Times

Go With a Medium Warm Up, Not Easy or Hard A new study published in the International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching found that warming up at a moderate intensity well before reporting to the start line led to the fastest 1600-meter time trial performance compared to lighter or more intense warm ups, even … Read more

Should You Warm Up? How a Pre-Race Warm-Up May Prime Two Different Responses Depending On Your Fitness

How You Warm Up, and the Effect It Has Can Differ Based on your τVO2 and Event Duration Recent studies show that doing an active “warm-up” before an endurance event may improve how you perform. Scientists call this the “priming effect.” A warm-up changes how fast your body adapts its oxygen use when you start … Read more