Generally, the best time to stretch to gain maximum improvement in your flexibility is after your muscles have warmed up. That’s means AFTER training is the perfect time to stretch. However, there are many reasons to stretching BEFORE training… which is why we expect swimmers come early and stretch before training. Always make sure you listen to your body when stretching and don’t push your muscles too far and injure yourself.
All Squad Members are welcome to stay back AFTER training to stretch. Or you can stretch as soon as you get home – before your muscles have cooled down. Stretching AFTER training is an extra. Squad Members are expected to always stretch BEFORE training, every time.
If you have any other questions about stretching, speak your Coach after training.