Fitness Genre

Stretching

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Stretching

Stretching

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Stretches, known as Flexibility Training, are focused on stretching muscles until they are loosened up, providing a wider range of motion.

Benefits

Stretches are known for preventing soreness as well as increasing range of motion. This allows you to become more flexible when performing physical tasks.

Challanges

The challenge is to extend and hold your stretches. The goal is to increase your flexibility so it will be tough to extend further without causing injury.

Skills Enhanced With

Stretching

Flexibility

Equipment Used In

Stretching

Foam Roll

Fitness Mat

Pilates Ring

Exercise Examples

Clamshell

Calf Stretch

Butterfly Stretch

Bicep Stretch

Other Skills