Stretching is commonly thought to be essential for flexibility and for preventing injury, however this is not always the case. Research has shown that stretching does not significantly improve performance or reduce the risk of injury. Stretching has its role if you solely want to improve flexibility, however if you’re looking for something to improve flexibility and more, try eccentric exercises.
What are eccentric exercises?
Eccentric exercises involve a movement where the muscle is contracting and lengthening at the same time. The lowering portion of any lift are examples of eccentric movements.
What are the benefits of eccentric exercises?
how do you do eccentric exercises?
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