OPEN WATER SWIMMING RETURNS!

Spring is finally here and The Fix Splash is swiftly approaching! It's an open water swim at the stunning West Reservoir and you can take place over 750m, 1500m or 3000m. There are prizes for fastest male and female finishers over each distance and a goodie bag for all finishers! 

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When should you stretch?

FIX PHYSIOTHERAPIST JEAN WRITES ABOUT THE COMPLICATED SCIENCE BEHIND RUNNING AND STRETCHING...

MYTH:

Stretching reduces your risk of injury and delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) while improving your performance and recovery. 

REALITY:

  • Stretching pre-run does not reduce your risk of injury and may even increase it.
  • Stretching pre- or post-run has no impact on DOMS or post-run recovery.
  • Stretching performed pre-run has a negative influence on speed and endurance, however regular stretching performed in separate sessions appears to improve your overall performance.

Read more here.