Types of Stretching: 7 Different Techniques to Foster Flexibility (Everyday Health)
Posted: Nov 14, 2023 in In the News
This article originally appeared in Everyday Health on November 14, 2023.
Types of Stretching: 7 Different Techniques to Foster Flexibility
By Lauren Bedosky
In fact, stretching is a must, not just for athletes but for anyone who wants to feel good (read: less pain) in life. According to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), everyone should stretch at least two to three times per week, and establishing a daily stretching habit is most effective.
“The goal of stretching is to decrease tension and improve flexibility in your muscles to improve the range of motion of our joints,” says Daniel Giordano, DPT, CSCS, a physical therapist at Bespoke Treatments in New York City. Making stretching a staple in your health and fitness routine then, in turn, promotes longevity, helps prevent injury, improves the experience of aging, and more.
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