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Assisted Stretching: Benefits and How It Works?
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Assisted Stretching types
Stretching is an important component of a complete exercise and rehabilitation routine. There are many different types of stretching that can be beneficial for people of all ages and activity levels. However, it is important to understand which type of stretching is right for you and your specific needs.. The following are the seven most popular types of stretching:
- Active Stretching.
- Myofascial Release.
- Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF)
Static stretching is the least relaxing form of stretching. It involves extending a muscle and holding it in the stretched position for a certain amount of time. A properly executed static stretching technique should not cause muscle soreness or any serious discomfort (in contrast to ballistic stretching techniques, which will produce a sharper pain).
Active stretching is a type of stretching that involves actively moving your muscles through their full range of motion. This type of stretching is often used after physical activity to help improve flexibility and range of motion.
Myofascial release is a type of stretching that focuses on releasing tightness in the fascia, or connective tissue, surrounding muscles. This type of stretching can be beneficial for people who have chronic muscle pain or tension.
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF)
Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) is a type of stretching that uses both passive and active techniques. PNF involves contracting the muscle group being stretched while simultaneously stretch the muscle. This type of stretch is often used
Resistance stretching focuses on matching flexibility with strength. This means we stretch your muscles only as far as you can contract them simultaneously. Active contraction of muscles in a lengthened position helps the body become more flexible, strong and stable.