- 04-18-2007, 01:19 PM
- 04-18-2007, 03:57 PM
I has to do with making micro tares in muscle tissue.. and allowing for streatching to open/increase the size of these perferieations to allow for greater nutrient uptake.. also streatch the casing of the muscle fibers t oallow (or promote/encurrage) growth.
It's also a great excuse to park yourself somewhere with a great view for a while when your done lifting,.. but not yet ready to leave (for whatever reason)
- 04-18-2007, 05:57 PM
I've heard about this briefly, is this the doggcrap idea?
does anone have any detailed descriptions of the stretches?
04-18-2007, 07:03 PM
Oh yea, be ready for some intense pain. I think its well worth it though.
Theres the link for some pics that show the DC stretches.
04-18-2007, 07:45 PM
04-19-2007, 01:50 AM
I don't use a DC style training program, but I do use the extreme stretching to help the fascia increase elasticity. Flexibility is very important to me and since I started do this, I don't get tendinitis in my elbows from BJJ. I also feel as though it gives the muscle a more shapely look to it and increases my recovery because of the increased bloodflow.
04-19-2007, 02:13 AM
I do this but not nearly enough..because it hoits too baaad. lol
Seriously, it can make you cry, but IMO it's about the only way to really get a serious lifter stretched out properly. I cannot even get into many yoga positions anymore so that is out. The forced pec stretching really produces some visible results in a short time. Opening the chest and shoulders is probably the single best thing a competitor can do.
FnF can probably handle it fine. Women have greater pain tolerance for this kind of thing.
04-20-2007, 10:34 AM
You guys know of any good links explaining the details of this stuff. I've heard of it, but am now getting intrigued...
I can always google it, but was looking for any of the above poster's favorites.
04-20-2007, 04:00 PM
There's a thread in archives entitled the Dog Crapp Method or DC method..somewhere. It goes into his methods for cycling, training and eating but also has a section describing his forced stretching routine which is godawful and inhumane. lol
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