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Flexibility

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

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