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The Perfect Warm-Up, According to Science

In many cases, you want to do something that’s identical to the activity that follows, just at a lower intensity

Illustration: Maria Chimishkyan

My spouse and I are in perfect agreement that it’s good to start a run with a warm-up. But what that warm-up should consist of remains a point of contention between…

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Christie Aschwanden

Christie Aschwanden

Author of GOOD TO GO: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery (Norton, 2019). Twitter: @CragCrest christieaschwanden.com

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