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Stretching - How to Stretch Out Properly - Orthopedics - About.com
Mar 29, 2000 ... A simple how to on stretching. Before exercising, a proper stretching routine can help prevent injury.
http://orthopedics.about.com/cs/sportsmedicine/ht/stretchingout.htm
How Physical Therapy Can Help Your Recovery - Orthopedics
Jun 29, 2008 ... Physical therapists can teach specific exercises, stretches and techniques and use ... With proper stretching, these functions can be preserved.
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/physicaltherapy/p/therapy.htm
Stretching 101: Benefits and Proper Techniques - Physical Therapy
Sep 22, 2007 ... Stretching is the deliberate lengthening of muscles in order to increase muscle flexibility and joint range of motion. Stretching activities are an ...
http://physicaltherapy.about.com/od/flexibilityexercises/a/stretchbasics.htm
Tips for Proper Stretching - Running and Jogging - About.com
Nov 16, 2007 ... Stretching is the one of the most important things runners can to prevent injuries. Follow these tips to make sure you're doing it correctly.
http://running.about.com/od/trainingessentials/tp/stretchtips.htm
How to Stretch - Basics and Technique - Sports Medicine - About.com
Apr 7, 2003 ... Proper Stretching Technique. Perform balanced stretching. This means you should always stretch the muscles on both sides of your body ...
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/cs/flexibility/a/aa040703a.htm
How to Warm Up Before and Cool Down After Running
Nov 9, 2007 ... Find out why they're important and how to do them properly. ... It's not a good idea to stretch cold muscles, so don't start with stretching.
http://running.about.com/od/howtorun/ht/warmup.htm
Stretching for Running - Running and Jogging - About.com
Jan 30, 2012 ... Get information on stretching for runners, including when to stretch, tips for ... most experts will agree that it's never good to stretch cold muscles.
http://running.about.com/od/stretchesforrunners/a/All-About-Running-And-Stretching.htm
Learn How to Do a Split: Get Started With Stretches - Gymnastics
Easy steps and stretches to help you learn how to do the splits. ... Be sure to do each stretch on both sides – you'll want a good split on both your right leg and ...
http://gymnastics.about.com/od/trainingadvice/ss/frontsplit.htm
Training Tips for Divers - Benefits of Stretching and Flexibility - Diving
Stretching without proper supervision can lead to an increased risk of injury. Always consult with a professional prior to embarking on any stretching or ...
http://diving.about.com/od/training/tp/SixReasonsStretch.htm
Get the Most Out of Stretching for Martial Arts
Proper breathing is important in any physical activity, and flexibility training is no different. While stretching it's important to breathe slowly in through the nose, ...
http://martialarts.about.com/od/healthfitness/ht/stretching.htm
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