Flexibility Training Principles
|Stretch in a slow and controlled way.
|Maintain a stable and save position to relax the muscles and to be able to concentrate.
|Donīt bounce! It seems to be effective, but it may cause your muscle to flex, not to relax.
|Concentrate on the muscle you intend to stretch, keep it consciously relaxed.
|Work within your personal range of motion. Donīt strictly imitate other people or the images shown on this website.
|Keep positions for at least 20-30 seconds.
|Feel a mild pain, donīt go over the edge.
|Breathe evenly and softly.
|Be patient, youīll become more and more flexible day by day.
|For best results stretch every (training)day for about 15-20 minutes.
|If you donīt have time to stretch after working out, do it between your sets. Attention, donīt stretch between heavy weight training set, because you may decrease the necessary muscular tension.