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How do you warm up your body before your workout?

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How do you warm up your body before your workout? The importance of warming up before your workout session brings many benefits than a workout without a proper warm-up. A warmup is necessary to prepare the body for exercise by increasing heart rate and blood flow to working muscles which prepares your body for the workout ahead in a way that can help ease your body to the workout. It gradually builds the flexibility, range of motion, and more – before you dive into the workout. As a result, the warm-up can help prevent injuries. Think of your muscles like...

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Mobilization, manipulation, and massage

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There are three distinguished forms of manual therapy: mobilization, manipulation, and massage. These forms will help improve mobility in restricted areas such as joints, connective tissues, or skeletal muscles. As with any treatment, using these forms in conjunction with each other can deliver more synergy than using only one. But, what is the difference between mobilization, manipulation, and massage? Continue reading to find out! Mobilization by definition is to make something moveable. In manual therapy, mobilization is a careful process of stretching soft-tissue and joints to improve elasticity. Mobilization is used to relieve joint stiffness and pain. The goal is...

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