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Thousands Of Athletes Abandon Old Stretching Techniques For New Stretching Method by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 30 Aug 2014 10:00pm New Kinesiological Stretching Techniques take over the athletic world with special flexibility exercises found at the newly launched site: http://www.EasyFlexibility.com As a result, slow working, yoga-like relaxed stretches and dynamic stretches have finally met their match. Elasticsteel announces the launch of a new stretching ... Read on »
Stopping Muscle Pain Quickly Using Posture and Stretching Techniques by cindacrawford Posted Sat 16 Jan 2010 8:22am Stopping Muscle Pain Quickly Using Posture and Stretching Techniques Almost everyone who suffers with Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome wonders about stopping muscle pain quickly. How do you do it? On the Health Matters Show, I'm giving you 3 tricks that work for me and some examples of how to do them yourself. Since I’ve healed, I d ... Read on »
A Flexible Athlete is a Better Athlete: Different Techniques for Stretching by Ryan K. Patient Expert Posted Sun 30 Nov 2008 12:15pm How many of you have seen athletes hunched over holding a stretch or bouncing a stretch repeatedly to warm-up?   The main focus of this article is to give you, the athlete, a general understanding of stretching.   But also talk about a newly advanced technique which may be taking a front seat to our common stretches.   There are three main form ... Read on »
To Stretch or Not to Stretch! by Clarita Posted Fri 12 Dec 2008 2:51pm Stretching prior to exercise helps prevent muscular injury, right? That is not what the current trends in scientific data indicate. On the contrary, studies show an increase in injury with pre-exercise flexibility training. First, let’s differentiate stretching from a warm-up. It’s crucially important to do a warm-up before a workout. A warm ... Read on »
Improve Hamstring Range of Motion With PNF Stretching by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 5:44pm As an athlete, it is critical that you constantly strengthen and condition your hamstrings. Besides being part of your "power center," hamstring injuries are some of the most nagging injuries for athletes. Its best to prevent hamstring injuries. Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation(PNF) - This type of stretching should be used with great ... Read on »
Stretching FAQ by Keri K. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 02 Feb 2009 10:44pm I never stretch. Why bother? Stretching makes you younger! Stretching helps keep your heart healthy, your blood pressure down, your mind sharp, your temper cool, and helps you lose weight by balancing your stress hormones. Yes, Ma’am! But what stretches should I do? You should stretch your spinal column, your legs and your shoulder gird ... Read on »
Flexibility And Stretching 101 by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 27 Oct 2010 4:28pm You should perform flexibility and stretching exercises every day to help your body feel and perform better. Flexibility is the normal extensibility (capable of being elongated or stretched) of all soft tissues (muscles, ligaments, tendons) that allow the full range of motion of a joint. Flexibility training integrates various stretches i ... Read on »
Flexibility Training - Stretch those muscles by Donna W. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 16 May 2008 10:04am Flexibility training is one of the three major elements of exercise that I recommend everyone do. Stretching your muscles keeps them healthy and healthy muscles are less likely to become injured with a strain. When your muscles, tendons and ligaments are properly stretched, and remain flexible, you’re less like to injure a joint, such as a sp ... Read on »
Flexibility Training - Stretch those muscles by Donna W. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 11 Dec 2007 12:03pm Flexibility training is one of the three major elements of exercise that I recommend everyone do.  Stretching your muscles keeps them healthy and healthy muscles are less likely to become injured with a strain.  When your muscles, tendons and ligaments are properly stretched, and remain flexible, you’re less like to injure a joint, such as a sp ... Read on »
Alternatives to the Sleeper Stretch that May Actually Work Better by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Jul 2011 6:00am Digg Digg It is no secret that I am not a huge fan of the sleeper stretch , I have written about why I don’t use the sleeper stretch that often in the past.  While I do realize that there is a need for it at times if you know how to p ... Read on »