stretching

The Stretching Debate-Should You or Not?

Saw this article today about static stretching prior to working out or playing sports. http://peakcontrol.wordpress.com/2012/01/23/to-stretch-or-not-prior-to-exercise-a-systematic-review-of-the-effects-of-acute-static-stretching-on-maximal-muscle-performance/ There have been debate about this for some time now, and I think this article is pretty accurate. My normal warmup would include foam rolling and a little bit of static stretching followed by someRead more

Stretching

Stretching is an important aspect in working out. It helps with flexibility, improves circulation, helps with better range of motion, and helps relieve stress. I notice a lot of people stretching before an workout. Which may not be the best idea if your muscles are cold. Warm up a bitRead more