Ballistic Stretching | Guideline & Examples
During ballistic stretching you force the body parts into positions beyond the normal range of motion by the momentum of a swinging movement. It is a quite controversial way of stretching because it may cause injuries. Also the stretching effect itself is questionable since the stressed muscle may tend to contract during the exercise.
|Lower Back / Hamstrings||Hamstrings||Chest|
|Stand upright with legs straight. Bend over and repeatedly reach down and relax.||Stand upright and put either leg on elevation to front. Keep legs straight. With back straight bend over and repeatedly reach forward and relax.||Stand upright and extend arms out to sides. Let palms face up, keep elbows slightly flexed. Repeatedly flex back and rear shoulders to move arms behind.|