The Truth About Stretching

Find out the best ways to stretch and the best times to do it. Do any of these lines sound familiar? You have to hold a stretch to get the benefit. Don’t bounce in the stretch — you’ll tear your muscle. If you don’t stretch before a¬†workout, you’ll hurt yourself. Well, they’re all wrong. But first, there’s a bigger question to answer. [toggle title=”Do You Need to Stretch at All?” group=”Question” start=”open”] It’s a good […]

Stretching Exercise #1

Stretching your Achilles and calf as shown here can help Achilles tendonopathy – to increase the stretch turn your back foot in slightly, keep your heel down and a slight bend of the knee is good too. This is combination with some strength work can reduce Achilles pain…. Technique Stretch turn your back foot in slightly, keep your heel down and a slight bend of the knee. Repetitions: 20 each side

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