Ep. 211 - How To Maximise Strength & Minimise Injury Through Effective Warm Up

Jun 7th, 2021


Ep. 211 - How To Maximise Strength & Minimise Injury Through Effective Warm Up

Welcome back to RNT Fitness Radio and today we start off by discussing one of the biggest mistakes we all made earlier in our training careers: excessive warm ups. I personally used to spend up to 45 minutes foam rolling, stretching and all sorts, before I’d even lift a weight, and on this episode, we discuss the best strategies to effectively and efficiently warm up so you can maximise strength, mind-muscle connection and the reason why most warm up, to minimise injury.
“Strike a balance and perform at your best.”
- Ed Pilkington

00:00 – Intro
00:05 – The complete guide to warm up 
02:55 – Convincing information online 
06:00 – Human need for quick fix 
08:50 – Focusing on the wrong things 
10:30 – How Ivan and Ed warm up 
17:20 – Akash’s best warm up  
20:24 – Benefits of warm up sets 
23:00 – Treadmill as a worse way to warm up 
26:30 – Things to pay attention to 
28:30 – Fatigue brought by deadlifts  
30:40 – Grip training 
33:10 – Strength balance to perform at best 
35:18 – Placebo 

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