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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"I think if you look down our order there are good players of spin," said the 27-yearold ahead of today's warm-up against New Zealand.
When did this unwritten rule of eight warm-up pitches begin?
One additional note: Unless the singer is a good sight-reader, they would have to be able play the warm-ups on a piano or other instrument.
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Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, October 12, 2011 --(PR.com)-- With more than 16 million people practicing yoga today, according to the Yoga Journal, downward facing dog is more popular than ever, making its way into traditional fitness classes, athletic warm-ups and cool downs, and training regimens from coast to coast.
WALES signed off their World Cup warm-ups with a 28-13 win over Argentina at the Millennium Stadium.
Ledley's played in the warm-ups so you'd expect him to play alongside John Terry."
They all do warm-ups. The children run around the field as fast as they can.
"We go through shooting techniques all the time in training and during the warm-ups before matches," said Burke.
This superbly produced exercise DVD is enhanced with the addition of three Bible-based four-minute 'spiritual warm-ups' to help with the mental motivation required for successful attitudes towards self, food, and exercise.