Fast Talk, ep. 16: Forget what you thought you knew about warm-ups

Some of us have very complex warm-up rituals. But what are we actually achieving with a pre-race routine? Does it improve performance?

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Everyone has a warm-up routine, which is sometimes simple, and sometimes very complex. But what are we actually achieving with a pre-race routine? Is it helping us or actually hurting our potential to perform? We go in-depth on the science behind warm-ups and provide tips on how to get the most out of your next race by tailoring your routine to the event and your own needs.

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