|Dynamic movements are the best way to prepare your body for dynamic workouts. Contrary to popular beliefs, the best time to work on static flexibility is at the end of your workout, and not in the beginning. After every workout you should follow a 4-6 minute total body static stretching series.The following dynamic stretches will help develop you flexibility, balance, coordination, mobility and strength.|
Walking High Knees
Purpose: to flex the hips and shoulders, and stretch the glutes, quads, lower back and shoulders.
Key Points: Drive your knees up as high as possible.
Variation – High knees pull: Same as above, but grab your knee and pull it up and in with each stride.
Purpose: to relax and loosen the arms, upper and lower back.
Variation: Overhead/down and back – swing both arms continuously to an overhead position and then forward, down and backwards.
Purpose: Wakes up the breathing muscles in the front and side of the chest and releases tension in the shoulders.