How to Get the Most Out of Your Warmup Sets – Episode 492

Posted by Jason Ferruggia

I’m often asked about warmup sets. 

Are they necessary? How many should you do? Do you need to do them before every exercise? How heavy should you go? How many reps? Should you be stretching? How long should your warmup last?

All great questions.

The answers aren’t always straightforward and simple. 

In this Q&A episode, I’ll walk you through my warmup on a typical push day and give you the information you need to get the most out of your warmup sets.

I’ll also dive into a few more of your questions such as: 

  • How to know if your metabolism is slow and what to do to fix it? [5:36]
  • What’s my approach to programming full-body workouts? [10:43]
  • Is there an effective, joint-friendly alternative to chin-ups? [14:43]
  • What are the keys to selecting the right exercises? [20:08]
  • How to get the most out of your warmup sets? [22:30]

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Looking for more ways to get the most out of your training sessions?

For even more great listening, check out:

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The Real Secret to Getting and Staying in Great Shape for Life

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