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Active Stretching

Active stretching uses opposing muscles to move your joints through a range of motion. They’re responsible for exciting the motor neurons of your muscles and lets one muscle relax while the other contracts. They’re great for warming up before intense sports. As long as there aren’t any other issues present. Five to ten reps of each stretch held for a couple seconds should do.

Examples of active static stretching:

  • Active Standing Calves with Pronation and Supination
  • Active Supine Biceps Femoris
  • Active Standing TFL
  • Active Kneeling Hip
  • Active Adductor
  • Active Lats
  • Active Pectorals
  • Active Upper Trap/Neck