noun. 1. the utilization of a physical routine to ready the body physiologically for physical performance. 2. the utilization of a physical regimen to ready the motor passages for the carrying out of particular abilities.

WARM-UP: "Warm-ups are generally recommended for any aerobic exercises. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "WARM-UP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/warm-up/ (accessed April 18, 2021).