Stretching before working out has proven performance results and that’s something you should do before working out.
…..but most people don’t warm up and jump right in. Injury prevention should be #1 when you’re lifting. Since if you injure yourself, you can’t lift. Seems pretty straight forward.
In this article I’m going to go over stretches that are best performed before your chest workout to get the best out of it.
What’s Involved With Chest Pressing?
Let’s break the topic down, which will then funnell into the individual stretches.
During chest pressing movements (eg bench press, dumbbell etc press), several muscles are used simultaneously, namely your pectorals (chest, duh), triceps, and deltoids (shoulders).[Read more…]