Stretching Duration?

So stretching is great right? But have you ever wondered how long you should beInjury Prevention holding the stretch for the best results? You’ve been doing 10 second holds for 3 reps, right? But why? Who came up with these arbitrary numbers?

Lets look at the research…

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Top 5 – Anterior Shoulder Pain

Fitness enthusiasts and athletes are consistently at risk for anteriorInjury Prevention shoulder pain. The most common diagnosis for this symptom is shoulder impingement, otherwise known as subacromial impingement syndrome (SAIS). What is SAIS? It is an irritation of the tissue located within the subacromial space. Include is the long head of the biceps muscle, the belly and tendon of the supraspinatus (rotator cuff muscle), and the subacromial bursa. Repetitive upper extremity motions coupled with movement dysfunctions, poor scapular mechanics, and flexibility limitations significantly increase the risk. Read More