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To stretch or not to stretch: there is no question (video post). by Carla B. Patient Expert Now you. Do you make time for stretching? Or are you like I am was & tend to make that the first thing you trim from your exercise routine when pressed for time? Are you a ballistic stretcher...
Flexibility And Stretching 101 by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional stretches are: 1. Ballistic - I do not recommend this type of stretching because it uses rapid bouncing... of motion. Unlike ballistic stretching, the body part is never forced past the joints normal range...
Stretching Versus Functional Movement - Let's Clear The Air by ajlesser Patient Expert that static and ballistic stretching provides that goal.  Static and ballistic stretching is associated... Ok - I think I've heard it enough - stretching is bad .  You may have heard that too.  But dig...
A Flexible Athlete is a Better Athlete: Different Techniques for Stretching by Ryan K. Patient Expert which include static, ballistic, and PNF stretching.   What is PNF you say?   PNF is also known as Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation.               Ballistic Stretching focuses around using a rapid...
P90X Day 43: Stretch by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Combo Stretch Shoulders and Triceps 4 Ballistic Stretchers – Huggers, Reachers, Swimmers Shoulders... Stretch Hamstrings 3 Ballistic Hamstring Stretch Hamstrings 1 Split-Leg Hamstring Stretch...
Stretching by Matt M. Patient Expert at the varieties: static stretching, passive stretching, ballistic stretching, PNF, etc.  How can stretching... Motivated by a tweaked muscle in my back, I have been investigating stretching and flexibility...
Stretching Safely for Splits by Nichelle S. Patient Expert (this is one reason ballistic stretching or bouncing is discouraged). Instead, easing into and holding... to stretching and splits some dancers place intense emphasis on achieving the ideal static position, forgetting...
How Not to Stretch in Pilates by Elaine E. Healthy Living Professional ballistic stretching, is not a good idea. But back in the day, it was done to increase flexibility and bring... All pilates movements include stretching certain muscles while contracting...
Flexibility Training - Stretch those muscles by Donna W. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven , Ballistic, Dynamic and PNF stretching, but these should only be needed in extenuating circumstances... everyone do. Stretching your muscles keeps them healthy and healthy muscles are less likely to become injured...
Flexibility Training - Stretch those muscles by Donna W. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven , Ballistic, Dynamic and PNF stretching, but these should only be needed in extenuating circumstances... everyone do.  Stretching your muscles keeps them healthy and healthy muscles are less likely to become injured...

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