Posts tagged "lower body"
Dynamic Stretching: Buttocks Kicks

Dynamic Stretching: Buttocks Kicks

The Buttocks Kicks is a dynamic stretching exercise, which focuses on reducing the risk of injury, optimizing power-production capabilities, and improving flexibility utilizing no equipment.   Description Face forward Keep knees & feet inside the shoulders Kick yourself in the buttocks with the heels of your feet Knees point towards the ground Targeted Musculature Quadriceps...
Dynamic Stretching: Quick Carioca

Dynamic Stretching: Quick Carioca

The Quick Carioca is a dynamic stretching exercise, which focuses on reducing the risk of injury, optimizing power-production capabilities, and improving flexibility, utilizing no equipment. Description Perform anterior and posterior cross-overs in alternating fashion. Hips maintain neutral during movement. Targeted Musculature Hip Abductors Hip Adductors Other Stretches You Might Be Interested In High Knee Pull...
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...
Dynamic Stretching: Bilateral Lunge

Dynamic Stretching: Bilateral Lunge

The Bilateral 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 Take an athletic stance; stand straight, feet are shoulder-width apart; knees slightly flexed; toes point slightly outward (10˚-20˚) Step sideways with the left foot and bend the left...
Dynamic Stretching: Bilateral Squat

Dynamic Stretching: Bilateral Squat

The Bilateral Squat 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 straight with feet close together Step sideways with the left foot until both feet are shoulder-width apart Flex hips and drop down in the center between the...
Dynamic Stretching: Squat

Dynamic Stretching: Squat

The Squat 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 in neutral stance (feet are shoulder-width apart; knees are slightly bent) Flex hips until knees are at 90˚; keep weight on the heels of the feet and arms...