It’s no secret that flatpicking is very much a physical exercise. It involves muscles, and these need to be properly taken care of. A proper warm-up not only gets your muscles ready to play guitar, it gets your mind to ready to be in the moment with the music. But before you can you lose yourself in the jam, you’ve got to warm up your flatpicking motor so you can play at your best no matter who’s listening.
Here are five great warm-up ideas to get your picking nice and limber for playing bluegrass.
Original Source: Bluegrass Guitar: 5 Things to Focus on While Warming Up