Do you REALLY need to warm up and cool down?

training warm up - cool down

The topic for this week’s live video Q&A series, where we answer questions coming directly from our community of Agogian athletes, is about whether you REALLY need to warm up and cool down before/after your workouts. Click PLAY to hear our opinion on the topic – we hope you enjoy it!

In this chat, Libby and Nic cover:

  • Are warm ups and cool downs just a bonus, or integral to your workout?
  • The reasons you might want to consider specifically making time to warm up
  • Static or dynamic movement?
  • The simple steps to go through for an effective warm up
  • Mental prep – is it a thing for your everyday workouts?
  • How to cool down effectively
  • Why it’s worth spending those extra few minutes chilling out before you leave the gym
  • Bonus tip: cool downs can boost your digestive and metabolic health too!

Libby Babet

Libby is the founder of AGOGA. She is also the new trainer for Channel TEN’s "The Biggest Loser: Transformed," fitness expert for Women’s Fitness Magazine and 'entertrainer’ for the Hit Network. Libby also founded BUF Girls and Chief Bar.

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