Common types of Stretching

Static stretching: a slow stretch, which entails a singular motion held in place for ten seconds or more

Dynamic stretching: an active movement where joints and muscles go through a full range of motion

Static Stretching

  • Improve flexibility
  • Help with muscle recovery

Dynamic Stretching

  • Improve flexibility
  • Increase neuromuscular activation and power output
  • Prevent injuries
  • Improve performance



Let’s do dynamic stretching BEFORE exercise as warm up and get your muscles ready to perform


Do static stretching AFTER exercise as cool down and help with muscle recovery

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Tan Mei Yu

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