Wednesday, April 16, 2014

warmup

Stretching the Truth

by Doug Ward on April 26, 2012

Fitness traditionalists, old school gym class teachers and every morning workout show that hit the airwaves over the past few decades have pounded it into the public’s heads that exercise should begin with stretching.  Recently however, almost every study is proving that old belief system wrong and the more cutting edge fitness programs are beginning […]

Cold Steel Doesn’t Bend

by Doug Ward on January 30, 2012

Stretching cold muscles is damaging.  Using sport-specific movements to warm-up, like shadowboxing, which fighters have done for decades, is a better way to get the muscles loose and ready for action.  Save the stretching for after the workout, when the muscles are warm and more pliable. Doug Ward is the President and Trainer for the […]

Tip of the Day – Stretching

by TITLE Boxing on August 8, 2011

Stretch after your warmup.  Warm muscles stretch easier than cold muscles.

{ 0 comments }