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  • If you haven’t exercised for a while, see your doctor and complete a pre-exercise screening questionnaire before starting an exercise program, such as the adult pre-exercise screening tool.
  • Warming up before exercise is a good way to reduce the risk of injury and to prepare yourself physically as well as mentally for activity. 
  • Concentrate on warming up the specific muscle groups you will be using in your exercise and include dynamic flexibility exercises. 
  • It is important to cool down after exercise.  

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Reviewed on: 31-08-2018