Sumary of 10 Great Stretches to Do After an Upper-Body Workout:
- When youre all done with your upper-body workout, it’s definitely tempting to call it a day.
- While static stretching after a workout does not prevent injury or cure muscle soreness, it can help change your perception of pain, Dan Giordano, DPT, CSCS, cofounder of Bespoke Treatments Physical Therapy in New York City and Seattle, tells SELF.
- Stretching after your workout—whether were talking about a full-body routine, an arms workout, or one filled with upper-body strength exercises—doesn’t have to be complicated, and it doesn’t need to take a whole lot of time, either.
- But leaving time for upper-body stretches afterward is really crucial.