Stretches For Your Lower Body

September 14, 2008

These are some basic stretches for your lower body. Exercise Description: Standing quad stretch Classification: Flexibility (Quads) Instructions: 1. Standing with a shoulder width stance and hang onto an object for support. 2. Bring one foot up and grab with your hand. 3. Pull your foot up

Stretches For Your Upper Body

August 10, 2008

Flexibility training is part of any good fitness program.

These are some common stretches for your upper body.

Light general stretching can be performed after your warm up before your resistance training.

Corrective stretching for postural deviations and muscle imbalances should be performed before loading your muscles to ensure proper movement patterns.

Intense stretching should be done at the end of your work out.

Here are some of the benefits you’ll get from flexibility training. [Read more]