Dynamic stretching is a movement-based type of stretching. It uses the muscles themselves to bring about a stretch. It's different from traditional "static" stretching because the stretch position is not held.

    Sports medicine experts consider dynamic stretching a better way to reduce muscle tightness than traditional stretching. But how do you do it? These videos introduce you to eight dynamic stretches that target different muscles and areas of the body. They provide tips on how to do the stretches and for how long.

    • Side Shuffle

      Side Shuffle

      This stretch can help protect against groin and outer hip injuries.

    • Carioca

      Carioca

      This stretch helps improve flexibility in the leg muscles.

    • Backpedal Jog

      Backpedal Jog

      This stretch warms up the hip flexors and abs.

    • Walking Knee to Chest

      Walking Knee to Chest

      This stretch targets major muscles from the shoulders to the thighs.

    • Lunge Walk with Twist

      Lunge Walk with Twist

      This is a great way to stretch your upper body.

    • Straight Leg Kick

      Straight Leg Kick

      This stretch warms up hamstrings and hip flexors.

    • Heel-to-Rear Jog

      Heel-to-Rear Jog

      A great stretch for the front of the legs.

    • Power Skip Plus Reach

      Power Skip Plus Reach

      An ideal whole-body stretch.

Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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