What Works Best – Stretching Before or After a Workout?

Couple doing stretches. What works best - stretching before or after exercise?

There is considerable discussion on both sides of the debate on whether it is better to stretch before a workout or after. Pre-workout Vs Post-workout Stretching The following are are my guidelines, based upon the research I have studied over the years and also my experience as a personal trainer. The general purpose of stretching … Read more

Stretch it out! 9 post-run stretches that will assist recuperation and minimise the risk of injury

Overhead shot of 2 young, fits sports people, doing post-run stretches on a sports track.

You put in the time pounding the pavement, celebrating the kilometres as they disappear behind you… But when you reach your target though, triumphant and full of endorphins, are you treating your muscles to a good celebratory stretch? Once you’ve arrived home from your run, it’s tempting to simply slump into a chair, hit the … Read more