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Static Stretching | Guideline & Examples


Static Stretching

Static stretching is the most common stretching method. It involves holding a stretch position just beyond the normal range of motion by adding some external force, which may come from supportive body parts, a training partner or assisting equipment. While holding a stretch position, it is possible to gradually increase the range of motion.


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Sit on mat and with feet apart place heels on floor. Keep knees flexed. Bend over and grasp lower legs. Pull torso slightly forward. Hold stretch.Stand on one foot and grasp other foot with hand. Pull foot up to buttocks. Position knees side by side and stand upright. Hold stretch.Stand upright and hold broomstick with wide overhand grip above head. Move broomstick back behind shoulders. Keep arms slightly flexed. Hold stretch.