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Chiropractic and Stretching

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It is important to stretch before and after your workout. If you hold your stretches for at least 10 seconds it triggers a responce to dilate blood vessels to that muscle thus “warming it up” the more blood flow – the warmer and more flexibile the muscle is and the less strain you will put on it during exercise. You need to stretch after exercise to lengthen the muscles. You arent actually lengthening the muscle fibers you are lengthening the collagen fibers in the muscle that holds it together. but you need to hold those stretches for 30 seconds at least. It is important to stretch before and after your workout. If you hold your stretches for at least 10 seconds it triggers a responce to dilate blood vessels to that muscle thus “warming it up” the more blood flow – the warmer and more flexibile the muscle is and the less strain you will put on it during exercise. You need to stretch after exercise to lengthen the muscles. You arent actually lengthening the muscle fibers you are lengthening the collagen fibers in the muscle that holds it together. but you need to hold those stretches for 30 seconds at least.

It is important to stretch before and after your workout. If you hold your stretches for at least 10 seconds it triggers a responce to dilate blood vessels to that muscle thus “warming it up” the more blood flow – the warmer and more flexibile the muscle is and the less strain you will put on it during exercise. You need to stretch after exercise to lengthen the muscles. You arent actually lengthening the muscle fibers you are lengthening the collagen fibers in the muscle that holds it together. but you need to hold those stretches for 30 seconds at least.

 

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