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Old 10-31-2014, 05:19 AM   #1
Roy Kurian
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Warmup routines

Hello Friends,
I would like to get some insight into warmups used across.

1. Is there a standard warmup routine? If so please share the link/location.

2. Do boxes have a standard warmup of their own or is it a different warmup every day?

3. If it is ok, please share the warmup you use at your box.

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Old 11-02-2014, 02:42 AM   #2
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Re: Warmup routines

1) Umm well CF used to have something called the CFWarmup. Look it up. There might also be some stuff in the CF Journal.

2) Some CFgyms have a standard warmup and some change on the day due to the exercise of the day (if it's going to have snatches or cleans or gymnastics, squats, etc).

3) Don't go to a box and even when I did I prefer my own warmup but would sometimes have to do theirs if I couldn't get out of it.
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Old 11-02-2014, 11:22 AM   #3
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Re: Warmup routines

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Hello Friends,
I would like to get some insight into warmups used across.

1. Is there a standard warmup routine? If so please share the link/location.

2. Do boxes have a standard warmup of their own or is it a different warmup every day?

3. If it is ok, please share the warmup you use at your box.

~Rk
Along with what Blair said I feel it should be specific for the workout for the day. Warm up the body groups you will be working that day. I have seen actual exercises (squats, push ups, etc..) and dynamic stretching used mostly. I have seen some gyms that think the warm up needs to be another workout, which I think is silly. It is a warm up, it should get your heart rate up and loosened up for the workout.
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Old 11-02-2014, 07:18 PM   #4
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Re: Warmup routines

Well, my warmups basically always need to cover everything. Gymnastics, Weightlifting pretty much need to cover everything. And I like a routine warmup day in, day out.
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Old 12-02-2014, 07:48 AM   #5
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Re: Warmup routines

My warmup evolves.

While I workout at a box with a prescribed warmup I go in 45 minutes early and do my own pre-warmup. I'm 54 and am twice as old as most people in my box. It takes me longer to get things limbered up.

I also use the warmup to get my head right for training.

I have a routine I go through - though I add and subtract based on mood and current location of aches.

I'm learning that I need to wake up my nervous system to prep for a workout. My pre-warmup helps me do that.
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Old 12-04-2014, 12:46 AM   #6
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Re: Warmup routines

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I also use the warmup to get my head right for training.
Yep warmups can serve to get the mind in the right place to train. Something to be said about always doing the same warmup day in and day out and for game day.
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Old 12-13-2014, 04:53 PM   #7
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Re: Warmup routines

Along with what the others have said, you should keep in mind if you have a mobility issue that needs to be addressed. Definitely focus on that before the warmup and workout as well.

Example, some people have hamstring tightness and they need to spend a few more minutes stretching the semitendinosus, semimembranosus and biceps femoris out.
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Old 12-14-2014, 11:37 PM   #8
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Re: Warmup routines

When i have my guys do a warmup, its different depending on the workout. Depends on weightlifting, an endurance type wod or a sprint wod like fran, grace, etc.

For heavy lifting i like to do dynamic warmups and some stretches/mobility to get loose and slowly work up to a heavy weight. For short workouts i like to do a longer warmup with some things to get the heartrate up, as well as get loose and ready for a sprint type workout. For endurance type wods or chippers i just do a couple stretches and a short row/run to get everybody loosened up.
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