So here we go, part 2 of the 2 part Stretching podcast. Todays podcast is the second part of a two part podcast dedicated to stretching! If you haven’t already listened to Episode 004 part 1, then I suggest you go back and start there. In part 1 we discussed why our current framework for understanding stretching is flawed, how our bodies do not adhere to the laws of Newtonian physics as we might think, and how this flawed belief has affected our understanding of stretching. We began to introduce a new framework which provides us with a more accurate paradigm to discuss what we are stretching, why we are stretching and how we are stretching and when we should stretch. This new paradigm considers our bodies like silly putty, which changes properties depending on speed, temperature, surface areas etc rather than like sky scrapers which when you think about it, don’t make very good representations of the human body!
In This Episode You Will Learn
The break down of a muscle, putting on our ‘Zoom In Glasses’
Muscle > Fascicle > Fasiculi > Myofibril > Sarcomere
Other Structures involved, putting on our ‘Zoom Out Glasses’
CNS (or Nervous System for short)
Jules Mitchell – The Science of Stretching