Why is Stretching important?


Why is Stretching important?

Stretching can make a difference in how feel both mentally and psyhically, how well your muscles recover after exercise. It can also affect your flexibility and exercise performance.

What are the differed types of Stretching?

 Static stretching

Static stretches required you to hold a single position for a period of time. This can include upper back stretches, hamstring stretches, hip and thigh stretches, shoulder stretches and more. If you are stretching as part of a warm-up it is recommended that you opt for Dynamic stretches.

 Dynamic stretching

Dynamic stretching includes movement-based stretches. It uses the muscles themselves to bring about a stretch and you are not required to hold the position for any amount of time.

 Ballistic stretching

Ballistic stretches pushes the limbs into an extended range of motion. It involves a fast bouncing movements. It is strongly recommended that Ballistic stretching with supervision of specialist trainer following an initial assessment designed to asses the limitations you body may have.

 Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release is a very effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle pressure into the Myofascial connective tissue restrictions to restore motion and help eliminate pain. Prompts such as tennis balls and Yoga blocks can aid with this.

 Active Isolated Stretching

What it the benefit of Stretching regally?

 Less pain and stiffness

Stretching can reduce pain and can help reverse the effects of a sedentary lifestyle. A consistent stretching regime can help increase your range of motion and relieve stiffness.

 Decreased stress

Stress can restrict your blood flow, causing tension in your muscles and lower back. Stretching stimulates the receptors in the nervous system consequently reducing the production of stress hormones.

 Improved performance

Better flexibility may improve your performance in physical activities. and can decrease your risk of injuries.

 Increased blood flow

Stretching on a regular can improve your circulation. Improved circulation increases blood flow to your muscles, which can shorten your recovery time and reduce muscle soreness.

 Increases flexibility

Flexibility is crucial to maintain a range of motion in the joints. Without it, the muscles shorten and become tight and therefore less reactive.

 Feel good

Whether you are looking to stretch out your hamstrings, learn some new stretching for your back, or reverse the effects of sitting all day, you are guaranteed to feel good both inside and out.

How much does a private stretching session cost?

One-hour Private Stretching sessions with a TruBe Stretching specialist ranges from £25-£65, this depends on how you choose to train and whether you prefer to pay-as-you-go or buy in bulk.

TruBe Specialists are cherry-picked through a rigorous selection process and skilled in nearly a dozen disciplines. There’s a reason that our service is five stars.

How long is a Stretching session with TruBe?

TruBe Yoga sessions are 60 minutes in duration, this applies to both virtual and in-person Yoga sessions. Your Yoga instructor will arrive prepared and ready so you can benefit from the full 60 minutes.

How do I make the most of my Stretching session?

When placing your booking, be sure to add session notes, this will allow your Stretching specialist to learn more about you ahead of the session. Your Stretching specialist will also reach out to you ahead of the session to discuss your goals and current abilities

How do I prepare for my Stretching session?

You do not require any equipment for your Stretching session, however, if you have a mat or a Yoga block this can be useful for your session. We recommend wearing activewear and having a water bottle to hand.

To prepare for your virtual training session make sure the space around you is clear, removing any possible hazards. Check that you have a strong wifi connection and enough space to open out your arms.

For your in-person session, be sure your personal trainer can find you, if you are meeting outside in addition to marking your location, mention in the notes a clear area to meet, for example outside Hyde Park Station next to Prett. Inside of your booking, you will have a phone number that will link you to your trainer if you have any troubles finding each other.

How do I find a Stretching specialist near me?

When marking an in-person booking you will be prompted to input in your location. This will then display all of the Stretching specialists near you. This feature is available for all London locations.

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Why TruBe?

TruBe is the UK’s premier on-demand training app, offering 1:1 coaching sessions and group classes with some of the world’s best trainers—all designed with you in mind.

At TruBe, we believe that personal fitness shouldn’t be intimidating—it should be accessible and fulfilling. TruBe makes it all possible: We designed an app that’s as easy-to-use as it is effective, with trainers whose fitness expertise is matched only by their ability to build authentic relationships with our clients. At TruBe, your fitness goals always feel within reach—no matter how big or how small.