Stretches

The exercises & techniques to keep your body healthy for footbag.
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Stretches

Post by C-Fan » 10 Mar 2005 16:43

Post your best stretches here, any recommended stretches you have.

Here is a page that discusses the benefits of stretching: http://www.flipsider.com/know/pages/train/stretch.htm

I also highly recommend that regardless of the stretch, you should hold it for at least 30 seconds, and make a point of breathing in and out very slowly throughout. If you don`t breathe when stretching, and if you don`t hold a stretch for at least 30 seconds, it has very little impact.

I find this is a good stretching schedule for footbag.

1. The day before a shred, stretch your shins.
2. The day of the shred, spend around 5 minutes just warming up: kicking around a footbag, lightly jogging, whatever.
3. After warming up, stretch. Remember to breathe and hold your stretches.
4. Shred.
5. Stretch a little between turns.
6. When you are done shredding, cool down for a few minutes.
7. Stretch some more after you have cooled down.
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Post by sampotter » 10 Mar 2005 16:50

Yoga is fantastic!! There are too many great stretches to post here. Aside from that, I find that the ones Hood has listed on his web site are very, very good.

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Post by HooD » 10 Mar 2005 20:18

http://hood.012webpages.com/Living%20Ro ... tness.html


I just noticed this whole new forum section, I thought I was seeing things at first. Above are some basic and useful stretches for footbag players.
More C4 please <3

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Post by RRendsvig » 11 Mar 2005 07:21

Which, if any, of the (very nicely, probs!) illustrated streches then streches your shin?

If none, then how do you do it? My shin hurt so bad...
Rasmus Rendsvig

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