How To Use Interval Training To Lose Weight

The Importance Of Warming Up

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Before beginning each interval training session, don't forget the importance of warming up. If you have prior athletic experience, you probably already know a proper warm-up helps prevent injuries. This in and of itself should be enough to convince you to warm up before each workout. But jumping on the treadmill or stationary bike for a moderate few minutes' warm-up also helps make the most of your actual workout. Within ten to twelve minutes of a total body warm-up, you can increase blood flow to your muscles by seventy-five percent. The extra blood flow means higher muscle temperatures, which means oxygen is more readily available to your muscles. All of this helps you reach peak performance.

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