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Static Stretching

When you take a muscle beyond its point of tension and hold it there for a minimum of thirty seconds you activate the Golgi tendon organ and eventually elongate that muscle. What ends up happening is the stimulation of the Golgi tendon sends a signal to your muscle spindle which relaxes it allowing you to begin correcting imbalances and improving your biomechanics.

Examples of static stretching:

  • Standing Calf
  • Standing TFL
  • Kneeling Hip Flexor
  • Standing Adductor
  • Kneeling Lats
  • Standing Pectorals
  • Upper Trap/Neck