Warm-Up


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Warm-Up

An act or skit before the recording of a television or radio show to make the audience comfortable and to make it more likely to respond well to the television or radio show as it is being recorded. A warm-up usually involves one or more persons from the show telling jokes, answering questions and explaining how the production works. Warm-ups are intended to make the live audience more responsive, which in turn makes the television or radio audience more responsive. This helps marketing because it helps increase the number of viewers or listeners, which allows the show to charge more for advertising.
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IAIN WARDLAW insists Scotland can't afford to think about their Cricket World Cup opener against New Zealand until the warm-ups are over.
Everton's issues are mental tiredness but these warm-ups may not help.
Warm-ups are just that, it's about getting people right for the series.
During warm-ups I kick the ball, pass it under one foot and then the other, bring it up and caress it.
On Bill Chapman's Classroom Tools Web site, the teacher reports that initiating short warm-up activities at the start of class periods not only got the students involved and excited, but served as a good classroom management tool by almost eliminating discipline problems.
Two Canadian psychologists offer some advice to ambitious gymnasts: In athletic meets, perform your warm-ups as flawlessly as possible to avoid taking a scoring tumble in actual competition.
Last night a source close to D'Arcy, inset, said: "He will be ready for the final warm-up game.
Elevating the body temperature with a warm-up increases the movement of oxygen from hemoglobin and myoglobin.
In 1991, Unique Sports Generation's reversible warm-ups entered their first store, Rochester Big and Tall.
Tomaras, a co-author, "indicates that an even shorter warm-up might be better for athletes who want to tap into PAP (post-activation potentiation).
The tournament doesn't start until Friday but West Indies will be keen on striking a psychological blow in the warm-ups and 11-10 about them beating England looks too big.
WARWICKSHIRE'S players have been challenged to use the pre-season warm-up games, starting next week, as a chance to push themselves to the front of the selection queue for when the serious business starts on April 16.