When Not To Stretch

Shin Splints kicking in

Why You Shouldn’t Stretch Sore Tendons

Key message: Have tendon pain assessed by an allied health expert, to ensure it is not a tendonopathy where degenerative changes may be occurring. Tendonopathy is incredibly common among both young and old.

Why Stretching for a Long Period of Time After Exercising Is A Bad Idea

This explains why stretching for a long period of time directly after a running session is not a good idea!

Key point: Try stretching for 7-10 seconds for 2 sets on each muscle group and than do your larger stretching session 2 hours after.