An undeserved bad reputation for static stretching?

The increase in sports science research in the last few decades has provided invaluable information for coaches. Most practitioners these day’s pride themselves on being evidence-based, meaning that their training methods are supported by research. One aspect of training methodology that has largely been influenced by research is the exclusion of static stretching during warm-up …

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Getting the Most out of Dynamic Stretching

Pre-training and competition warm-up modalities play an important role in subsequent physical performance. A considerable amount of evidence has amassed supporting the use of dynamic stretching over longer duration static stretching prior to physical activity. The lengthening of the muscles that occurs during static stretching tends to transiently reduce strength and power ability if the …

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