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  • 1. Flexibility
    How far the
    muscles and joints can stretch.
  • 2. Benefits of Flexibility
    Increased range of motion
    Higher level of sports performance
    Increased potential power produced by muscles
    Increased energy
    Reduced stress
    Improved self esteem
    Decreased feelings of anxiety and depression
  • 3. FITT recommendations
    Frequency 5-7 days/week
    Intensity Slight discomfort
    Time 5-20 minutes
    Type Static & dynamic stretches
    Yoga
  • 4. Types of Flexibility
    Static stretches
    holding a stretch
    Dynamic stretches
    Moving through a stretch
    Yoga
    Combining static and dynamic stretches in a flow
    pose= static flow=dynamic
  • 5. Static or Dynamic Stretches
  • 6. Walking Lunges
  • 7. Pigeon Pose
  • 8. Walking Quad Stretch
  • 9. Leg Swings
  • 10. Bow Pose
  • 11. Exit Ticket Quiz
    List 3 benefits of doing flexibility exercises?
    How many days a week does the FITT principle suggest you do 5-20 minutes of flexibility?