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Dynamic Stretching

Following on form the last post on stretching   http://www.west4thphysio.com/seniors-health/thoughts-on-static-stretching/ this post will concentrate on alternatives to the static stretch. For a long time, flexibility has been considered a fundamental part of health and fitness and it has been the aim of all sorts of exercise programs to have as their primary goal an increase in flexibility. Unfortunately, after years of research, there has been no correlation shown between static stretching and a reduction in the frequency of athletic injury. So what to do? There has been a slow recognition … Read the rest of this post »

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