Tag Archives: hamstrings

Should I use the Knee Extension Machine at my gym?

Almost all gyms that have machines have the Knee extension machine for quadriceps strengthening, but is it a good exercise to do? Not in my opinion, especially if you have had an ACL repair…. It is not my favorite machine for a number of reasons: 1. Not a functional exercise, I prefer to use standing […]

Making the case for static stretching

By now you should have heard about the importance of  “dynamic” or “active” stretching before a work out or vigorous physical activity versus the old “static” stretching variety.  (If you haven’t you should read more). If you know what I’m talking about, you can skip to the next paragraph.  If not, let me get you […]