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Basically there are four types of stretching: Static: you hold a position, not really bouncing around on it. This is what most athletic stretching tends to be since it's the easiest, doesn't require a partner, and is what most of us learned in PE class. Dynamic: this very much looks and acts like a warmup. As an example, a golfer might start practicing ...


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As an over 30's (nearly 40) skate boarder, surfer, and (mainly) snowboarder, I'll take at a crack at these. Are there any signs here that I am risking injury, long or short term? Well let's be clear that you're risking injury by skateboarding at all. You're one rock, one crack, or one obstacle away from flying onto the asphalt, and it will happen. If ...


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Is this for Sports merit badge? I'm not sure I remember it being too strict on them making sure you made improvements. Granted that was probably 8 years ago so I'm sure it's changed a bit. Just make sure you keep stretching and warm up your legs a bit before you attempt it. Get a nice stretch in for a few minutes, then maybe go for a little jog to get ...



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