Warm ups are not just light stretching anymore!
One of the best ways to prevent injury in any activity is to properly warm-up before participation. Many of us have good intentions to get to the field early, do a proper warm-up, and then play. The reality is we end up racing to the field, get there just in time for the game, and play. We think that taking it easy for the first few minutes will suffice as a warm-up. The reality is that only a comprehensive warm up can prevent injuries. There has been growing research ab