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It is known that the road of a thousand miles begins with the first step. These simple and easy exercises will allow you to take the “first steps” into the world of stretching.
The described set of stretching exercises is a basic course that will allow you to achieve two important goals:
first, you will feel the “stretching”
secondly, the described exercises will prepare the muscles to perform more advanced exercises for the development of body flexibility
Before stretching exercises, it is important to preheat the muscles. For this purpose, 5 to 7 minutes will be enough, during which you sit down, take a few sweeps with your hands (along and to the side of the hull) and walk around the room. As soon as you feel that the muscles are warmed up, you can begin to perform stretching exercises. Continue reading
What you should pay close attention to starting your workout at the gym
A second of relaxation can lead to serious injury, so that this does not happen with you, you must adhere to these safety rules:
Always warm up. Warming up is a necessary condition for warming up the muscles and preparing the body for the upcoming loads. It is especially important to warm up in cold weather.
Learn the technique of doing the exercises. Each exercise requires a thorough knowledge of the technique of execution, otherwise the results are unlikely to please you, and injuries will become a familiar companion. In this matter, you need to show special patience, and mastering the right technique should be under the guidance of an experienced coach. Continue reading
If you belong to the few athletes who regularly perform this exercise in their workouts, then you may be interested in some of the rules that I learned during the years of training.
No exercises before pulling up.
Pull up at the beginning of your workout, otherwise you will encounter the already accumulated fatigue of the broadest muscles of the back, biceps and forearms. Pull-ups are quite heavy and require a lot of strength, so do them while you are still fresh. If you do not believe, then try to compare the effectiveness of this exercise in the case of performing at the beginning of a back workout and at the end. Compare the resulting number of repetitions, and the logic will prompt you the right decision.
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