Feel the Burn and Then Stretch it out

Stretching is Good, Right? Stretching is, unfortunately, one of those things that tends to get overlooked, especially after you finished a long hard workout and the only thing on your mind is probably a shower and some food, right? Well, sadly you are doing a great disservice to your body if you don’t stretch after working out. There is nothing sexier than long lean muscles and the way to get those is to workout, eat right, and of course stretch! What Should I Stretch? It really depends on what type of workout you just completed. Did you do just leg work or a full body workout? In general, think about what muscles you used and focus on those. For example, if it was a leg day, your main focus should be placed on stretching out your leg muscles which are very warm at this point and ready to be stretched. When Should I Stretch? Your muscles should be warmed before stretching.Think of your muscles like a rubber band, the first time you try and stretch the rubber band it is pretty tight. After playing with the rubber band for a while it begins to warm up and it stretches further … Continue reading Feel the Burn and Then Stretch it out