The Way to Recover • 28/02/2022Do I Need To Stretch?
It appears a lot of serious strength training enthusiasts overlook the importance of stretching. Perhaps even believing it is a waste of time, they are keen to get stuck into ‘real’ training or worse, think that it hinders strength and muscle gains as well as athletic performance. Personal Trainers often recommend stretching is more helpful than damaging, if you look at the facts, you can make an informed decision on whether or not you need to stretch. Most gyms have designated stretch areas with a few mats and a couple of swiss balls or medicine balls available to use. Using this facility is an important part of your flexibility training which is an essential component for improving your results in the gym.