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Stretching done right can have numerous benefits on your physique and flexibility

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By Team Lounge
Published Feb 25, 2023

Mint Lounge

Deep overloaded stretching is an obscure but very effective training technique

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This isn’t a new practice, but it is not easy and that is probably why it has not caught on

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Fitness experts, especially bodybuilders, suggest overloaded stretching as a major building block for muscle size and strength

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It involves placing the targeted muscle in a deep stretch with the use of manual resistance or weights

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Overloaded stretches can be done as separate static exercises or as part of regular exercise

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The right stretches stimulate muscle-building hormones in your muscles

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It can even stretch the dense fascia tissue surrounding your muscles so they have more room to grow

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