January 27, 2013 By Angela Boothroyd
To limber up is to do some gentle exercises in order to stretch your muscles and prepare your body for taking part in a sport or other serious physical activity.
Examples of use:
1. Remember to limber up before the race.
2. I injured my back when I was limbering up for the marathon.
3. If you don’t limber up before doing strenuous exercise you might damage a muscle or ligament.
4. Stay healthy and fit in the winter months and do a little limbering up before shovelling piles of snow off your driveway!
5. Substitute Jack Divall limbered up on the sidelines.
See also warm up.
||limber up and limbers up|
Do you limber up before you play sport?
Have you seen football players limbering up before they play a match?
Can you write your own sentence using this phrasal verb?
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