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 ...
May 25, 2011 ... There are many naysayers who believe static stretching is a waste of time and
doesn't prevent injury. I think it's possible that a seasoned athlete ...
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 ...
But I was curious about how static stretching compared to dynamic stretching (
stretching with constant movement). Not only is dynamic stretching a better warm
William Shakespeare spin-off quotations aside, static stretching (SS) of your
muscles is the topic. It has been around for a long, L-O-N-G time.
Mar 29, 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 means a stretch is held in a challenging but comfortable position
for a period of time, usually somewhere between 10 to 30 seconds. Static ...
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.
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