Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) stretching has gained popularity with physiotherapists and fitness professionals alike, but what is it?
Ten years ago we were told not to stretch before exercise. Now it’s the opposite. When it comes to static stretching vs. dynamic stretching, which is best?
Traditional stretches, such as people bending over to touch their toes or stretch their legs on a fence, often cause the muscles to tighten rather than relax which is the exact opposite of what is needed for physical activity.
They found that those who had the poorest movement quality at the beginning of the study were the most likely to benefit from the exercises, according to the study.