Red Hot Chili Peppers officially kicked off their long awaited 2017 tour last night in San Antonio.

Lead singer Anthony Kiedis sat down and discussed the bands pre-show rituals.

The physicality of our shows is such that there’s no way you’re gonna make that happen without preparation. Because I sing loud for two hours during a show, I have to spend a lot of time getting my voice together with the right food and the right warm-ups, and then I have to run or stretch or do push-ups or wrestle Flea or something to get my blood flowing.

Check out the whole interview below and don’t forget Red Hot Chili Peppers will be in San Diego March 5th!