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Warm up Massage

Hi, my name’s David and I work the Reception at Holistic Massage for you.  I’ve played sport of one kind or another since I was about 5, and the advice you’re given for best performance has consistently changed.

I’ve had countless ‘guidance’ about stretching over the years, “don’t do it before exercise, do it afterwards”, “it’s not a good idea to stretch after vigorous exercise only light”,  “stretching is detrimental to building lean muscle”…Despite all of this conflicting information I’ve often come across athletes  militant on their methods of how to warm up, one team I used to play for said they wouldn’t even let me train if I hadn’t stretched before training!

So, when it comes to stretching, what is the best way to warm up?

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