|03-06-2013, 07:48 AM||#1|
disciple of Crom
Join Date: Feb 2013
Training Exp: few years on/off
Training Type: Powerbuilding
Fav Exercise: front squat
Fav Supp: whey - that's it!
Should every lifter be doing any of these things?
Static stretching, foam rolling, warmup cardio like rowing/treadmills (etc.), cold baths/showers, using ice...
And all the other prehab things I see around.
One of the reasons I ask is that I've managed to tweak (hopefully not injure) what is probably a hip flexor, and I don't do any of those things. I've been squatting since I began this journey, and have done more weight than the set that this happened in, I warmup up (with lighter squat sets) like I always do, was trying to be aware of form (as always)... so it was a bit strange that is suddenly happened, last week.
But could it still be a lack of prehab work, and yeah, while I'm asking, the main question is, should every lifter (or particular lifters?) do any of those things? Is it just a good idea in general?
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