Fitness Director Mary Christ Anderson shares why you need to warm up and how you can add it to your workout on the Fine Living Network.
-FLN and Fitness magazine present 25 Ways to Start Getting Fit Today. -Warm up before you work out. Your body literally needs to warm up so that blood flow increases. A good warm-up also wakes up the nervous system and your body starts to use energy and oxygen more efficiently. The best warm-up is to do your chosen cardio exercise at a low intensity. If you run, walk first, then jog. Keep at it until you break a sweat. -Stay fit with new tips every weekend during FLN's Biggest, Biggest Loser Summer Ever.