When is the best time to stretch?

When is the best time to stretch?

Available research is inconclusive regarding the optimal time to stretch. In addition, strong evidence is lacking with regard to the beneficial effects associated with pre-exercise stretching (e.g., injury prevention or enhanced athletic performance). In fact,...
Is it better to stretch before or after my workout?

Is it better to stretch before or after my workout?

Stretching- we’ve been told for years that flexibility training is an important part of a well rounded fitness program, yet it’s the thing most of us neglect when exercising. Some people cite a lack of time, but for many it is the fact that they are just simply not...
Is it better to stretch before or after my workout?

Stretch Out with Yoga Before Taking Off

Hotels may now be offering expanded in-room fitness services and online fitness classes may make it easier than ever to sweat in a live class no matter your location (as long as you have an internet connection), but traveling is still stressful. Especially air travel...
To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

For many of us, stretching has been part of our warm-up routine since we were kids. Whether we were at soccer practice, in P.E. class or getting ready for a big basketball game, we were trained at a young age to practice static stretching before exercise.  So when...