260221 The basics of stretching-Isometric stretches part 5 of 5

260221 The basics of stretching-Isometric stretches part 5 of 5 One of the most used isometric stretches is for the calf muscles, the ones at the bottom back of your lower leg. Isometric, as the name implies means without movement. The muscles are contracting but neither lengthening nor shortening in the process, thus there isn’t … Continue reading 260221 The basics of stretching-Isometric stretches part 5 of 5

190221 The basics of stretching-part 4 of 5

So, you’re heading out for a run or walk, and like many others who think they are helping to prevent an injury from happening, you decide to get a few stretches in before starting out. The first thing you probably do is grab a foot, pull it up to your buttocks, and stand there for … Continue reading 190221 The basics of stretching-part 4 of 5

120221 The basics of stretching part 3 of 5

The basics of stretching-the passive stretch So, you’re heading out for a run or walk, and like many others who think they are helping to prevent an injury from happening, you decide to get a few stretches in before starting out. The first thing you probably do is grab a foot, pull it up to … Continue reading 120221 The basics of stretching part 3 of 5

050221 The basics of stretching-part 2 of 5

The basics of stretching-the static stretch So, you’re heading out for a run or walk, and like many others who think they are helping to prevent an injury from happening, you decide to get a few stretches in before starting out. The first thing you probably do is grab a foot, pull it up to … Continue reading 050221 The basics of stretching-part 2 of 5

290121 The basics of stretching part 1 of 5

The basics of stretching So, you’re heading out for a run or walk, and like many others who think they are helping to prevent an injury from happening, you decide to get a few stretches in before starting out. The first thing you probably do is grab a foot, pull it up to your buttocks, … Continue reading 290121 The basics of stretching part 1 of 5