These stretching exercises and stretching techniques can help you improve agility, increase flexibility and reduce the risk of sports injuries. The information can be used for advanced training techniques or more generally for new exercises for flexibility… To browse our library of free sports training articles, browse using the categories on the left or use the search box.
There’s increasing evidence that stretching before exercise doesn’t improve performance or reduce injury risk
Stretching Exercises - why they are important and whether the time of day influences their effectiveness
When is the right time for Static, PNF and Dynamic Stretching
Stretching your horizons – why timing counts
Warm-ups to Increase Vertical Leap
What are the best ways to cope with sports pain? And how do different people react to the same injury?
Pre-exercise stretching - is it time to tear up the old rule book?
Dance Training for Agility, Speed and Power
What is the best way to prepare an athlete for performance – mentally as well as physically?
Stretching football: Stretching no help to kicking in football
Stretching: Does Stretching Work?
Can too much stretching actually slow runners down?
Sport science research suggests stretching hampers performance
Does stretching really lower the risk of injury?
Everything you need to know about stretching
The background to the theory of stretching and its effect on flexibility
Flexibility and Stretching: Two sports physiotherapists show why flexibility is so important, and explain the science behind it
Does stretching before a workout increase the risk of injury?
What science has to say about the performance benefits of stretching and flexibility exercises