Dynamic VS Static stretching: What are they and when should you do them?

Generally, the average person understands that they should include stretching in their daily lives and exercise routines. The question is, when should you be dynamically stretching and when should you be statically stretching, and what are the differences between them? Static vs Dynamic  Static stretching is an elongation of a muscle to tolerance and sustaining [...]

Sport Specific Training: What does it mean and is it beneficial?

What is sport specific training?   Sport specific training is simply fitness and performance training designed specifically for athletic performance enhancement. And yes! If the training is done in the correct way it can be very beneficial, if not, it can be detrimental. Let me explain…   How to train in a sport specific way [...]

Foam Rolling: What it is and why we should be doing it

What is foam rolling? Foam rolling is a type of self-myofascial release. Segen’s medical dictionary (2011) describes this as a type of soft tissue therapy done by oneself to release physically restricted musculoskeletal groups. It is believed that chronic tension and trauma cause the fascia, which envelop muscle, to become fixed in a particular position, [...]

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