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What kind of warm-up should I do before skating?

Foam rolling, or self-massage on a foam roller, is a great tool to begin a skating warm-up. This can help reduce muscle knots and soreness, and ready the body for stretching, which is the next part of the warm-up. A qualified instructor can help with what types of stretching to do. After stretching, dynamic movements like lunges, push-ups, and squats can be done to finish the warm-up phase. It is important to maintain proper technique throughout the entire warm-up.

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