warm up


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Synonyms for warm up

run until the normal working temperature is reached

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become more friendly or open

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get warm or warmer

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cause to do preliminary exercises so as to stretch the muscles

make one's body limber or suppler by stretching, as if to prepare for strenuous physical activity

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Being sent into the freezing cold to warm up when you are a substitute is the worst.
Did you know that most sports injuries happen because the person did not warm up first?
"We had to warm up and do things like bunny hops, stuck in the mud and putting bean bags on our tummies," Amy commented.
But he found that the teaching helped him warm up his famous vocal chords.
As my teacher Viktor Mikhailovich Tolubiev said, you must warm up the body from bottom to top, using exercises that warm up the heel, foot, and toes first, then the ankles, then the knees, then the thighs, then the hips, then the center of the body, then the arms, hands, and fingers, and shoulders, then the neck and head.