Posts Tagged 'stretching'

Should we be stretching before working out?

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You should always warm up, but how much should you stretch?

Check out this article from The New York Times:

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/03/reasons-not-to-stretch/

As someone who was taught to stretch all his life before starting to exercise or play a sport, this was a strange read.

What do you think? Should you not stretch to better your performance? Have you ever noticed a difference in ...

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Working on your mobility outside the box

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Hey CrossFitters,

This is my first attempt at writing a blog so bear with me. I have been doing CrossFit for almost four years now and as one of the more seasoned CrossFitters, I say seasoned because no one likes to be called old, I have learned two things. First, I love doing CrossFit! I look forward to every WOD and the physical benefits I have gained over the past 3+ years. Second, as a seasoned CrossFitter ...

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Dr Fontaine: How to use a foam roller

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Everyone knows that after an exhausting WOD, the one thing you (should/sometimes/kinda) look forward to it using a foam roller to help those aching muscles feel better later on.

Here’s a great video from Trident’s Dr. Matt Fontaine on how best to use the roller after a work out. You’ll recognize some of the movements, but there a few we don’t normally see that could be ...

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