Static stretching is used to stretch muscles while the body is at rest. It is
composed of various techniques that gradually lengthen a muscle to an
Static stretches are only a small part of an appropriate pre-participation warm up.
In some cases, too much static stretching can actually predispose an athlete to ...
Apr 4, 2013 ... Ready to hit the gym? Might want to skip the static stretching beforehand. New
research contributes to an already impressive collection of data ...
Common excuses like, "I don't have time to stretch" or "I'll stretch later" leave
many hurt and in pain. Prevent injuries with these simple static stretches ...
Jul 29, 2014 ... Static sustained stretches are designed to hold a position for a joint or a muscle
that is minimally challenging. The focus is on relaxing the body ...
May 17, 2014 ... In this video I explain the difference between static stretching versus dynamic
stretching and why you should use dynamic stretching before any ...
For the longest time we were told that static stretching was the proper way to
loosen up our muscles prior to training or competition. However, we are now
Static stretching is perhaps the most familiar form of flexibility training. But more
recent findings have questioned its role in injury prevention.
Mar 28, 2013 ... Static stretching makes you weak, slow, and doesn't improve your flexibility. If you
believe that, there's a bridge in Brooklyn you might be ...
Static Stretching ... Some of the key effects of stretching are in your brain. ... Use
these simple standing stretches after a run to help jump-start recovery.