Not even what I write here. But, at least read what I write when I am reviewing fitness and health literature because sometimes I have something valuable to say. Earlier this month a press release came across the fitness medium espousing the benefits of high-speed contractions during strength exercise compared to slower, more sustained contractions.
Studies have been showing over the past decade or so that resistance training (RT) improves flexibility. Furthermore, it reduces your risk of lengthening injuries – like a hamstring tear during running, or back strain from bending – by not only increasing the ability of the muscle to pull more load but also resisting a load