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Keep your thumbs up, sit up straight, and do your warm ups every day. My teachers’ words echo through my memory as I pass on the same advice to my own students. Warm ups have always been a comfortable routine for me—like a favorite pair of jeans that are perfectly broken in, even if they are showing just a little bit of wear. But wait, is that good? Beyond the familiar routine and our teachers’ advice, why do we bother with warm ups? And more importantly, why do we tend to do the same ones every day?