News tagged with stretching exercises

Which stretches to do, avoid

Dear Mayo Clinic: I recently started jogging for exercise. I have been stretching before each run, but I've heard that some stretches increase your risk of injury. Which stretches should I do, and which should I avoid?

Oct 27, 2017
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Stretches: the forgotten exercise

(HealthDay)—Along with aerobic and strength training, stretching is an important part of every workout routine. But many people make the mistake of skipping this key step or doing certain stretches at the wrong time.

Aug 07, 2017
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Tips and techniques for reducing muscle soreness

When you try a new exercise, lift heavier weights or run steeper hills, muscles experience strain and micro-tearing at the cellular level. This leaves your muscles sore. Foam rolling, stretching and foods with anti-inflammatory ...

Jul 03, 2017
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Getting the most from your stretching routine

The conclusions of a systematic review of hundreds of studies contradict the most common static stretching findings from the last 15 years. This research is available today in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism ...

Dec 08, 2015
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