Gymchat 175 - Stretching

What, how and why.


Quick reminder : this week we're discussing a common dilemma - should we stretch at all, when and how?

Is it something you feel you should be doing, but aren't exactly sure what it's all about?

Here's the perfect opportunity to find out what's what. Join John and I for Gymchat 175 - Stretching. Fantastic.




Stretching. We all feel as though we should do some, but we're not quite sure when. Or how.

How do you get started? Before or after your workout? Is it really worth the effort?

This week we're going to discuss the various ways to get your stretch on, when to do it and the benefits of doing so. Helping us explore this fascinating topic is none other than Great Weight Lifting's John Cammidge.

Join John and I for Gymchat 175 - Stretching. Fantastic.


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Details -

Who Great Weight Lifting's John Cammidge
Topic : Stretching
When : Wed Jun 27, 9pm EDT (here's how to find out when that is in your timezone)
How : Post a comment, question or reply
Where : https://plus.google.com/u/0/113406428532094481598/posts/URxB5xGCCVW

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For everyone who's joining us for their first Gymchat, welcome. Just dive right in, and ask John any stretching-related questions you like.

See you there.


Scott Andrew Bird

Scott Andrew Bird is a writer, photographer and a guy who just loves this stuff. He's been at home in front of a computer for more years than he cares to remember (OK, 34) and is now making amends for years of many mistakes noted in the De-constructing Computer Guy articles (part 2) on T-Nation.

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Over the past few months we've had some superb discussions on Google+ : thank you all. It really is fantastic to hear your ideas and techniques on such a wide variety of training topics.

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