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What counts as 'sufficient' warm-up?

Research indicates that warming up before exercise can help boost performance and reduce risk of injury. Different forms of exercise require different warm-up approaches and intensities. The best way to know if your warm-up exercise is sufficient is to monitor the elevation in your body temperature and heart rate.

As professional physical fitness trainers explain, an elevated body temperature boosts nerve conduction and makes you more agile, which is why sufficient warm-up is necessary before exercise.

Click on the following video and hear tips about warming up from a physical fitness trainer.

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