Istezanje mišića - 10 pitanja i odgovora

Muscle stretching - 10 questions and answers

Stretching is an important part of physical training and maintaining general health and mobility.

  1. Why is stretching good?
    • Stretching helps increase the flexibility of muscles and joints.
    • It reduces the risk of injury and improves posture.
    • It improves blood circulation and the flow of nutrients to the muscles.
    • It reduces muscle tension and stress.
    • Increases range of motion and improves sports performance.
  2. What happens during stretching?
    • During stretching, the muscles stretch and relax, which increases their length.
    • Stretched muscles allow a greater range of motion in the joints.
  3. How exactly does stretching affect joints and muscles?
    • Stretched muscles become more flexible and less tense.
    • The joints get a greater range of motion and become more mobile.
  4. How long do you need to stretch in one session to be effective?
    • It is recommended to stretch each muscle group for 15-30 seconds.
    • To achieve lasting results, regular stretching is recommended, ideally several times a week.
  5. How do we know that we have stretched the muscles enough in one session?
    • You will feel a slight tension, but you should not feel any pain or discomfort.
    • Range of motion will increase after stretching.
  6. How many months, years does it take to bring the body to an optimal state using stretching?
    • Results depend on individual ability, but continuous stretching can improve flexibility over several weeks or months.
  7. What happens if you only train, i.e. exercise, and don't stretch?
    • Lack of stretching can lead to reduced flexibility, increased risk of injury and limited range of motion.
  8. What feeling when stretching is acceptable?
    • A feeling of slight tension or stretching is acceptable.
    • Pain or discomfort is not desirable and you should stop stretching if you feel any of these sensations.
  9. Why is it important to stretch the psoas muscle?
    • The psoas muscle plays a key role in trunk stability and body balance. Stretching it can help relieve back pain and improve posture.
  10. What is the psoas muscle and how to stretch it?
    • The psoas muscle is a deep muscle that runs from the lower spine to the femur.
    • Stretching of the psoas muscle is usually performed using different positions, such as the supine position or the lying stretch.
    • It is important to stretch this muscle carefully to avoid injury.

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