Stretching Myths and Mistakes

As much as I’m interested in stretching and flexibility, I can honestly say I haven’t performed a static stretch in over 3 years – and I’m better for it.

As a society, I am under the belief that we overstretch our hamstrings and understretch our glutes and quads. Despite such a juxtaposition, I think people misinterpret what it means to stretch, and to create flexibility, and what it means to create better “positional awareness” – either through alignment or better patterned breathing.

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