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Jun 6, 2018

There’s no way to prove what is ‘proper stretching technique’. So why is stretching advice handed out to everyone that kicks a ball or steps into a gym?  Jenn Schwartz of Impact Your Fitness has been asking this question for years.  This episode and references below speak for itself.  Jenn talks through how her experience with anatomy and 1000’s of hours helping people with muscle flexibility concerns shaped her philosophy on stretching.  

 

Shownotes

1:33 The word stretch is misused!

3:15 Sensation of stretching vs. reality

4:16 6 myths about stretching, “Stretching debunked” by Paul Ing

7:30 Research and stretching- how much exists?

10:35  Definition of stretching

13:00 What’s the difference between a hamstring stretch and a deadlift?

14:30 Underperforming muscles contribute to the ‘need’ to stretch

17: 56 One of my replacements for general stretching advice

 

Links

“Quite a Stretch” by Paul Ingraham.  This link contains several references that

“We are Stretching for all the wrong reasons” by Sarah Berry

 

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