How long should you hold each stretch?
How can you prevent injury from stretching?
Don't aim for pain while stretching
Bounce while stretching
Stretch very quickly so you can exercise longer
What is a benefit of stretching?
Stretching releases hormones that can leave you feeling calmer and happier
Stretching decreases soreness of muscles
Both A and B are true
What is the definition of flexibility?
capability of being bent, usually without breaking; easily bent
actively working to increase a range of motion around a joint
You should stretch the same muscles before every kind of exercise
You should stretch your hamstrings before and after exercising
Identify this muscle: A muscle having three heads or points of origin, especially the muscle on the back of the arm, the action of which straightens the elbow.
Everyone stretches the same
Other added benefits of stretching are improved posture, improved circulation by increasing blood flow to the muscles, increased energy levels, reduced muscle tension, and stress release.
Identify this muscle: A large muscle in front of the thigh, which extends the leg or bends the hip joint.