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Old 10-05-2013, 12:28 PM
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Warming up/Stretching before disc golf

It's always a good idea to warm up before a round of disc golf. How important is warming up and stretching to you? I try to get nice and loose before hiking around and chucking discs. My friends usually don't participate in this activity and I rarely see others warming up before they play. I feel it is essential, though.
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Old 10-05-2013, 12:32 PM
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It's absolutely essential to me. I stretch, go through the throwing motion, and take a few light tosses before my first drive. My warm-up routine usually only takes about 5 minutes. I like to putt for about 10 minutes too, but don't always have time.
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Old 10-05-2013, 12:37 PM
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Absolutely essential, especially if you're not a teeny bopper. If it's a course with some bombers right away, I'll find a field to at least throw some mids in to loosen up for full power. And putting...have to knock down some putts first.
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Old 10-05-2013, 12:38 PM
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Putting is always good to practice before a round. I have taken to even jumping around a few times and maybe jogging back and forth just to get my blood flowing. Throwing discs is always good to warm up. Gotta warm up the ol' arm!
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Old 10-05-2013, 12:41 PM
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you gotta stay loose
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Old 10-05-2013, 12:57 PM
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Ideally I play a little catch disc before a round.
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Old 10-05-2013, 01:07 PM
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There is a spot on my home course where a few baskets Are relatively close. Not really close but you can do some 100 foot approaches and such. I get on the course an stretch a little and then I practice putt and long approach practice. While I'm doing this I jog to my putters.
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Old 10-05-2013, 01:26 PM
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At my age, stretching and a few easy warm-up throws are essential.

A conclusion I came to post-shoulder-surgery.
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Old 10-05-2013, 01:45 PM
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Some flat courses I can play without stretching, but there are some hilly courses that if I forget the stretch before and after I get severe soreness and tendon tightness in the legs and lower back for weeks afterwards.
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Old 10-05-2013, 02:25 PM
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Due to my age and being post surgery on the throwing arm, it should be monumentally important. But I've always been my own worst enemy. So although I know I should...
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