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6 WARM-UP EXERCISES BEFORE HEADING OFF ON A HIKE

Hiking works lots of different muscles in the upper and lower body, shoulders, buttocks and calves. Prepare your body to avoid injuries!

6 warm-up exercises before heading off on a hike

Hiking will keep you in good overall shape while also sculpting your bottom and stomach, which is another reason why you should continue all year round!

GOOD TO KNOW!

Before you go hiking, and before even warming up, consult your doctor if necessary to make sure this sport is appropriate in relation to your overall health. never overdo it when warming up and listen to your body. If in any doubt, see your doctor. Also consider hiking at your level in relation to your overall health.

6 warm-up exercises before heading off on a hike

THE UPPER BODY

6 warm-up exercises before heading off on a hike
6 warm-up exercises before heading off on a hike

THE LOWER BODY

6 warm-up exercises before heading off on a hike

Your body will thank you for having prepared it for your hike! Don’t forget to do some stretching during your hike if you feel the need, in particular your calves after a steep climb. And above all always remember to stretch your muscles when returning from a hike.

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