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 MedicineHeather Chambliss, PhD - Exercise ScienceElizabeth T. Russo, MD - Internal Medicine
Current as of: August 19, 2018
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Thomas M. Bailey, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Heather Chambliss, PhD - Exercise Science & Elizabeth T. Russo, MD - Internal Medicine
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