Dynamic Stretching (Video)
Dynamic stretching is a movement-based type of stretching. It uses the muscles themselves to bring about a stretch. It's different from traditional "static" stretching because the stretch position is not held.
Sports medicine experts consider dynamic stretching a better way to reduce muscle tightness than traditional stretching. But how do you do it? These videos introduce you to eight dynamic stretches that target different muscles and areas of the body. They provide tips on how to do the stretches and for how long.
This stretch can help protect against groin and outer hip injuries.
This stretch helps improve flexibility in the leg muscles.
This stretch warms up the hip flexors and abs.
Walking Knee to Chest
This stretch targets major muscles from the shoulders to the thighs.
Lunge Walk with Twist
This is a great way to stretch your upper body.
Straight Leg Kick
This stretch warms up hamstrings and hip flexors.
A great stretch for the front of the legs.
Power Skip Plus Reach
An ideal whole-body stretch.