After Heavy Deadlifts and Squats, Your Sore and Tight Legs Are Begging For These Stretches
You feel so badass after doing heavy squats and deadlifts, but you know your body is going to pay big time with the post-lifting soreness later. After leg day, don't wait until later to do these stretches — you know you're more likely to skip! After that last rep, slip off your sneakers, unroll a yoga mat, and do these stretches that target the hamstrings, glutes, quads, calves, hips, and lower back. They'll feel so good even if you only have time for a few minutes. Pick a few of these stretches or do all 18 to keep your muscles supple and to help prevent injury.