Are you always unable to perform at peak capacity during your workouts? Let’s fix that with a proper warm up routine!
Here are three tips to help you get started:
Tip #1: Save stretching for after your workouts
Have you been stretching before working out? That’s probably one of the reasons you’re struggling in the gym. Studies show that static stretches make your muscles not only weaker, but slower as well.
But that’s a small price to pay for injury prevention, right? Well, research also shows that stretching before exercising does nothing to keep injuries at bay, so there’s really no reason to do it—unless the type of training you do requires increased flexibility.
The better time to do stretching is after your workouts as part of your cool down routine.