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Do all stretches gradually. Do not push or bounce the stretch. You should feel a stretch, not pain.
Breathe normally as you stretch. Do not hold your breath. If you like to time your breathing with your exercise, you can breathe out as you stretch, breathe normally in and out 2 or 3 times as you hold the stretch, and then relax. This will mean each stretch takes 15 to 30 seconds.
Current as ofAugust 19, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffE. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal MedicineThomas M. Bailey MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineHeather Chambliss PhD - Exercise ScienceElizabeth T. Russo MD - Internal Medicine
Current as of: August 19, 2018
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine & Thomas M. Bailey MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Heather Chambliss PhD - Exercise Science & Elizabeth T. Russo MD - Internal Medicine
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