EVENING CLASSES CANCELLED TONIGHT!! WE PLAN TO BE BACK AT IT AT 9AM. CHECK SATURDAY’S BLOG FOR UPDATES!
Warming up AND stretching are both important! The49ers said so! Even if you’re not a fan of the 49ers, this article is likely to make you a fan of stretching and a quality warm up.
“The same 300-pound linemen who quickly brag about how much weight they can bench aren’t likely to admit that they can do the splits. That’s the province of cheerleaders, isn’t it?
Privately, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has made it clear that stretching isn’t for sissies, for good reason. Stretching, research shows, can dramatically reduce the risk of injury, and nothing about the 49ers is more remarkable than their bill of health. Since Harbaugh took over the team two years ago, Niners players have missed 159 games due to injury. (A missed game is one player missing one game.) According to Stats LLC, the three other teams left in the playoffs have had dramatically higher injury rates. Over the past two years, the Falcons have missed 29% more games and the Baltimore Ravens 94% more than the 49ers. The New England Patriots’ number is 440, an injury rate 176% higher than the 49ers.” Read the whole article here.
5 RFT of:
12 KBS 53/35
6 Front Squat 135/95
3 Rope Climbs