Warming the bench can cool your hoops game.

Resting after a warmup makes you sluggish, a new Greek study found. When basketball player sat for 10 minutes after a dynamic warmup, their sprint speed and vertical jump declined.

Your body temp drops when you don’t go straight to play, possible slowing production of muscle powering adenosine triphosphate. Playing pickup? Jog in place or do jumping jacks for 30 to 45 seconds before going in suggests Chicago Bulls team physician Brain Cole, MD

If you have any questions regarding how to warm up for your specific activity or sport, don’t hesitate to contact your Sheddon Physiotherapist at (905) 849-4576