Legacy Education News: A Proper Warm-up and When to Stretch

Stretching before a workout or game is not a good idea. Using a proper warm-up is a good idea and we discuss that in our workshops: How to Organize A Group Workout. But don’t think that stretching after a workout is a bad idea… in fact, it is a VERY good idea to incorporate ELDOA and Myofascial Stretching into a post-workout routine or as part of a well-organized REGEN session/periodization. As for the image on the article below…we don’t recommend this as a dynamic warm-up for anyone unless you want to kill your lumbar spine first! To learn more about the courses we offer at the Legacy Institute visit our website.

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/02/sports/playmagazine/112pewarm.html?mwrsm=Twitter

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