Get Ready to Run: Your Guide to Warm-Ups

A solid warm-up will help your muscles prepare for a workout, reduce your risk of injury, and get your heart rate up.

Before You Run: The Dynamic Warm-Up

Before You Run: The Dynamic Warm-Up

Simply stretching is not going to prepare your body for a running workout. Activate your muscles from head to toe with this dynamic warm-up.

10 Tips for Pre-Run Warm-Ups

10 Tips for Pre-Run Warm-Ups

Warm-ups are key to staying injury-free. Use these 10 tips to loosen your muscles and get ready to run.

The Real Reason You Should Warm Up

The Real Reason You Should Warm Up

Warming up is usually the first to go when an athlete is short on workout time. Here's why that mindset does more harm than good.

Q & A: Proper Warm Up and Foot Pain

Q & A: Proper Warm Up and Foot Pain

A proper warm up is a simple thing that is often skipped or done incorrectly -- some even argue that you don't need to do it at all. Experts weigh in on when and how to warm up for a run. Also, find out what foot pain on the top of the foot could mean.

Fit facts: Warm Up and Tone Up

Fit facts: Warm Up and Tone Up

Try the Cross-Legged Hip Rotator stretch for lower back and knees. Learn eight reasons why you shouldn't skip your warm up and why you should hit the weight room if you're looking to burn fat.

4 Warm-Ups for a Better Workout

4 Warm-Ups for a Better Workout

Trading stationary stretches for more active moves is a better way to lubricate joints, reduce risk injury, and get blood flowing to your walking muscles, studies find. Try these four moves...

Stretching for Runners

A solid warm-up will help your muscles prepare for a workout, reduce your risk of injury, and get your heart rate up.

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