So you hold a stretch for 2 minutes!! Or must you?

In this blog Ive been diving in and out of various flexibility regimes and training ideas. One of the developing themes has been “hold that stretch for 2 minutes”.

However, one of the exciting regimes Im looking at, is by Paul Zaichik. He discusses a different approach that is outlined in his blog post “Most Effective Stretching Modality: Alternating Contracting Target Leverage” (click here) . The basic summary that he offers is this:  “it involves alternating the directions of the stretch adding a muscular contraction in between”

Check this video out

Hmm, food for thought!

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