VO2 Max Podcast

Episode 21: The Role of Static Stretching for the Triathlete

July 01, 2021 Ryan Eckert, MS, CSCS
VO2 Max Podcast
Episode 21: The Role of Static Stretching for the Triathlete
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VO2 Max Podcast
Episode 21: The Role of Static Stretching for the Triathlete
Jul 01, 2021
Ryan Eckert, MS, CSCS

In this episode, I discuss the role that static stretching has in the triathlete's training plan. There is a commonly held misconception that static stretching reduces the risk of injuries amongst endurance athletes. I discuss what the science actually tells us about stretching and injury risk as well as how to best use static stretching as a triathlete.

Website: www.peakendurancesolutions.com
Email: [email protected]
Instagram: @ryaneckert_tri
Published Book on Amazon: Swim, Bike, Run, Happiness: My Journey to Overcoming Depression

References
1.  Lauersen, J. B., Bertelsen, D. M., & Andersen, L. B. (2014). The effectiveness of exercise interventions to prevent sports injuries: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. British journal of sports medicine, 48(11), 871-877.

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Show Notes

In this episode, I discuss the role that static stretching has in the triathlete's training plan. There is a commonly held misconception that static stretching reduces the risk of injuries amongst endurance athletes. I discuss what the science actually tells us about stretching and injury risk as well as how to best use static stretching as a triathlete.

Website: www.peakendurancesolutions.com
Email: [email protected]
Instagram: @ryaneckert_tri
Published Book on Amazon: Swim, Bike, Run, Happiness: My Journey to Overcoming Depression

References
1.  Lauersen, J. B., Bertelsen, D. M., & Andersen, L. B. (2014). The effectiveness of exercise interventions to prevent sports injuries: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. British journal of sports medicine, 48(11), 871-877.

Love our content and want to support our show? Click the link here and consider supporting us by becoming a Patreon member with options to get exclusive branded merchandise!