Stretching

Stretching exercises category page

Static Stretching

Static stretching is the type of stretching where you take a muscle to its outer range, until you can feel a gentle stretch in the muscle belly, and hold it at that point. Stretches are usually held for between 20 and 60 seconds and should be pain-free.

Neck stretching exercises including lateral neck flexion, forward flexion and neck rotation.

The following exercise will stretch and mobilise the lower back. Click on the links below to see more detail on muscles stretched, teaching points, variations and related injuries.

The following exercise will stretch and mobilise the hip and groin. Click on the links below to see more detail on muscles stretched, teaching points, variations and related injuries.

The following exercise will stretch and mobilise the thigh muscles. Click on the links below to see more detail on muscles stretched, teaching points, variations and related injuries.

The following exercise will stretch and mobilise the thigh muscles. Click on the links below to see more detail on muscles stretched, teaching points, variations and related injuries.

The following exercise will stretch the muscles of the shoulder. Click on the links below to see more detail on muscles stretched, teaching points, variations and related injuries.

The following exercise will stretch the muscles of the arm. Click on the links below to see more detail on muscles stretched, teaching points, variations and related injuries.