Practice Planning: Dynamic Stretching

In the last 10 years, dynamic stretching has replaced static stretching as the preferred method of preparing athletes for sport performance. Here’s why:

  • Dynamic stretching activates muscles used during the athletic activity.
  • Dynamic stretching has proven to improve increase range of motion, oxygen flow, and blood flow.
  • As compared to static stretching, dynamic stretching can aid in improving agility and sprint performance as well as power.

So don’t wait any longer to implement a dynamic warmup into your practices. Here’s a sample dynamic stretching routine for your team.

 

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