Posts tagged "hamstring"
Static Stretching: Supine Towel Hamstring

Static Stretching: Supine Towel Hamstring

The Supine Towel Hamstring is a static stretching exercise, which focuses on improving flexibility, reducing the risk of injury and aids in the muscle recovery process.  Description Place floor mat on the ground Lay down flat in supine position (face up) with legs close together and toes pointing straight up Flex the hip and lift...
Static Stretching: Seated V-Stance

Static Stretching: Seated V-Stance

The Seated V-Stance is a static stretching exercise, which focuses on improving flexibility of knee flexor and trunk extensor musculature, reducing the risk of injury and aids in the muscle recovery process.   Description Place floor mat on the ground Sit down and abduct hips to a “V” with knees extended Lean forward with upper...
Dynamic Stretching: Cross-Over Lunge with Heel Reach

Dynamic Stretching: Cross-Over Lunge with Heel Reach

The Cross-Over Lunge with Heel Reaches is a dynamic stretching exercise, which focuses on reducing the risk of injury, optimizing power-production capabilities, improving flexibility and stability utilizing no equipment. Description Stand up straight with feet shoulder-width apart Perform a cross-over move; right leg crosses over behind the left foot, stepping into a lunge while arms...
Dynamic Stretching: Forward Lunge and Ankle Reach

Dynamic Stretching: Forward Lunge and Ankle Reach

The Forward Lunge & Ankle Reach is a dynamic stretching exercise, which focuses on reducing the risk of injury, optimizing power-production capabilities, improving flexibility and stability utilizing no equipment. Description Look forward at all times Take a large step out with the left leg Drop right knee towards the ground in a controlled fashion until...
Dynamic Stretching: Lunge and Overhead Reach

Dynamic Stretching: Lunge and Overhead Reach

The Lunge & Overhead Reach is a dynamic stretching exercise, which focuses on reducing the risk of injury, optimizing power-production capabilities, improving flexibility and stability utilizing no equipment. Description Look forward at all times Take a large step out with the leading leg Drop trailing knee towards the ground in a controlled fashion until both...
Dynamic Stretching: Cross-Over Lunge

Dynamic Stretching: Cross-Over Lunge

The Cross-Over Lunge is a dynamic stretching exercise, which focuses on reducing the risk of injury, optimizing power-production capabilities, improving flexibility and stability utilizing no equipment. Description Stand up straight; feet are shoulder width apart Perform a cross-over move; right leg crosses over behind the left foot, stepping into a lunge; keep weight on the...
Dynamic Stretching: Forward/Reverse Lunge

Dynamic Stretching: Forward/Reverse Lunge

The Forward/Reverse Lunge is a dynamic stretching exercise, which focuses on reducing the risk of injury, optimizing power-production capabilities, and improving flexibility utilizing no equipment. Description Stand straight with feet close together Step into a forward lunge with the left foot until left knee is at 90˚; knee must not move beyond toes Push-off with...