Shake Up Your Flexibility Routine With These Dynamic Stretches

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Holding a stretch for 30 seconds isn't the only way to improve your flexibility - it's just the way a lot of us are used to. Dynamic stretching is another approach, combining gentle stretches with movements that often challenge your balance or strength as well.

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That combination makes dynamic stretching perfect for before a strength or cardio workout, since you'll finish your stretching warmed up and ready to go. If you hate stretching or find it boring, definitely give dynamic stretches a try. Here's one of our favourite routines:

There are a ton of possible moves, so if you don't love the ones above - or if you've tried them and want some variety - this video below has a different assortment:

Give dynamic stretching a try if you haven't already. How are you doing at this, the halfway point of the March flexibility challenge?


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