Stretching, in its most basic form, is a natural and an instinctive activity. Stretching results in a feeling of increased muscle control, flexibility, and range of motion.
There are four different types of stretching: ballistic, dynamic, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, and static stretching.
By performing slow controlled stretches through full range of motion, a person reduces risk of injury.
5 Stretching Myths
To stretch or not to stretch? That is the age old question. Here’s everything you need to forget about stretching, and everything you should know instead.
Stretching: What To Do and When To Do It
There are several variations of stretches to improve your range of motion. Why? Better range of motion means improved strength, which leads to speed and power.
Stretching exercises and workouts. Learn from experts using this stretching exercise database filled with detailed instructions and video.
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