Get ready, get set... but don't forget to warm up

Tuesday May 10, 2011

With summer just around the corner, many of us have realised it's time to start a new keep-fit routine in a hasty attempt to shed those unwanted winter kilos.

There's no doubt this is a good idea in theory, but you need to curb your enthusiasm and bear in mind that you can't just launch into activity without a second thought: a warm-up session is absolutely essential.

Many injuries are simply a result of taking exercise or playing sport without due preparation.

So, take our advice and make sure you start off your new keep-fit routine on the right foot.

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