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How to properly warm-up for weight training

As you all know, we take everyone through a dynamic warm-up at the beginning of every class. This is necessary to get the blood flowing to the muscles and joints and the body "activated" for physical activity. After the warm-up, we then move on to the strength portion of the workout. We sometimes will have a percentage-based weight that is prescribed to each individual based on their 1-rep max for a certain amount of volume (sets/reps). I like to call those "work sets"....

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