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Video: Basic warm-up (5 minutes)

This aerobic warm-up video is suitable for all levels. Do this before starting on more rigorous exercise.

Media last reviewed: 8 December 2020
Media review due: 8 December 2023
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The exercises in this video are suitable for most people. They are general exercises only and are not aimed at treating any specific cause of pain or condition.

Get advice from a GP or health professional before trying it, especially if:

  • you have any concerns about your health
  • you are not sure if the exercises are suitable
  • you have any pre-existing health problems or injuries, or any current symptoms

Stop the exercise immediately and get medical help if you feel any pain or feel unwell.

About this video

Warming up before you exercise can reduce your risk of injury. You can do this warm-up video on its own, or follow it before doing another video workout.

This 10-minute workout is suitable for all fitness levels. You may want to have some water and a towel handy.

These fitness videos have been created by InstructorLive and range from 10 to 45 minutes. Please note these videos are recorded sessions of previously live webcasts.

For a cool-down routine after your workout, try body cool-down.

Page last reviewed: 11 November 2022
Next review due: 11 November 2025