Stretching

Stretching exercises explained and demonstrated as well as types of stretching including static stretching, PNF or proprioceptive neuromusclar facilitation. Select from the links to learn more about stretching exercises for specific parts of the body.

Here we introduce and explain the different types of stretching exercises including static stretching, dynamic stretching and PNF or proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation.

Thigh stretching exercises

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.

Neck stretching exercises

Neck stretching exercises including lateral neck flexion, forward flexion and neck rotation. Neck stretching exercises are important for all sports but in particular if you do a lot of work at desk or computer.

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 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.