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The Sun
05-27-2009, 08:48 AM
I've found out that my flexibility is truly lacking, therefore limiting me in the squat as I'm getting really hard time holding my arch at the bottom.

Yesterday's workout I was stretching prior to squats and found out I'm doing better. as far as I know, stretching prior to workouts will reduce strength, question is how would you act in my situation?
went through the Squat RX#1 and understood what I should do, I plan doing some of the stuff in the end of my workouts.

what about stretching in off days? would it limit recovery?

Lones Green
05-27-2009, 09:24 AM
Stretching and foam rolling is going to help your recovery.

05-27-2009, 12:12 PM

Stretching on off days shouldn't hurt your recovery unless you are going gangbusters on it.