Follow a stretching routine to maximise the benefits of training and to minimise muscle stiffness and risk of injuries:
– Stretch after your exercise routine as part of your
– When you
stretch, ease your body into position, until you feel a mild pull on your
muscles, tendons and ligaments.
– A stretch should not hurt.
– Hold a
stretch for 30 seconds or more. Wait 15 to 30 seconds before you stretch the
next group of muscles.
deeply while you stretch to help your body move oxygen-rich blood to those sore
– Don’t bounce, and don’t force yourself into an