04/30/2014 at 8:01 pm #74569
Probably follows the principle of when you get a massage you don’t want to exert energy afterwards.
So when you smash you induce the parasympathetic response so you should do it at the very end of everything.
I think it is more of a expert level thing. If you are tight like me all the time, then you are going to need to smash, lengthen, smash, test, smash….whatever.
Kelly responded to one of the threads in here suggesting that you should try smashing, soak in a hot bath, and then lengthen.