Dynamic Stretching 101

What makes dynamic stretching so dynamic?!?! How does dynamic stretching differ from regular stretching? When it comes to stretching, there are many methods but overall they can be broken down into two basic categories: static and non-static. Static stretching focuses on assuming a fixed position then holding that position for a prolong period of time with little to no movement. Non-static stretching which is also known as dynamic stretching has the element of multidirectional movement. As a runner this is very important; knowing when & how to implement these two types of stretching can improve your performance tremendously. Let’s get you up to speed by reviewing a few simple principles!!!