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Flexibility and Stretching

Information about stretching: how and why to stretch, benefits and limitations, and sample flexibility routines.
  1. Lower Body Stretches (21)
  2. Upper Body Stretches (4)

Stretching and Flexibility for Athletes
Stretching and Flexibility for Athletes. Are you confused about stretching, flexibility and athletic performance? If so, you aren't alone.

Foam Roller Exercises for Easing Tight Muscles
If you have tight muscles, get a great sports massage by doing foam roller exercises. Learn how to soothe tight muscles by using your own body weight to release tight fascia.

Reader's Favorite Running Stretches
Reader's share their favorite running stretches . Do you have a favorite stretch before or after you run?

Stretching Basics - How to Stretch
Improve your flexibility with a good stretching program

About Stretching - What the Research Shows
Can stretching decrease the risk of injury?

Stretches for Running
Stretches and flexibility exercises every runner needs to know.

Stretching Exercises for Snowboarding
Snowboarding is a graceful, but demanding sport. To prevent injury and perform your best, it's important to warm up and stretch well before you hit the slopes.

Stretching for Golfers
Stretching can have a variety of benefits for golfers when done properly.

Flexibility for Athletes – Overview
Flexibility refers to the ability to move joints, through their entire range of motion, from a flexed to an extended position. Flexibility in individuals can be genetic, but it can also be developed by stretching.

Power Yoga - Top Product Picks
Power yoga is a hybrid form of yoga that focuses on strength and flexibility in order to build fitness.

The Stretching Handbook - Guide Review
A back-pocket handbook that contains over 100 photos of sports related stretches for every major muscle group in your body.

Stretching and Flexibility Exercises for Athletes
Are you confused about stretching, flexibility and athletic performance? If so, you aren't alone. Use this list of stretching and flexibility exercises for athletes.

The Anatomy of Stretching Book Review
The Anatomy of Stretching, by Brad Walker, is the perfect companion to any athlete who want to learn how and why to stretch specific muscles for sports.

Plantar Fasciitis Stretch
Learn how to safely perform a standing Plantar Fasciitis Stretch

Iliotibial (IT) Band Standing Stretch for Flexibility
Learn how to safely perform a simple IT band standing stretch.

Easy Corner Pec Stretch
A Simple Pec Stretch. The pectoralis muscle can be hard to stretch. Here is an easy way to do it.

Great Post Workout Stretches For Athletes
Six Effective Post-workout Stretches

Balance the Body With Flexibility Exercises
Maintaining proper flexibility can help athletes stay strong, balanced and ready for competition.

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