Stretching for Strengthening Workshop (3 hours)

Use stretching to your advantage ... not your disadvantage.

For many of you, this workshop will be a real eye-opener! You will gain plenty of practical information and leave with several new tricks to impress your clients.

Learn different forms of stretching - when to use them and when not to. Learn stretching routines to use during different stages of your workout. Understand how stretching can make you stronger and weaker. Learn how to use the Swiss ball, bands/tubes, and free weights as tools to improve flexibility. Learn how stretching can be an assessment tool.

In the Stretching for Strengthening workshop, you will learn the following:

  • The do's and don'ts of stretching
  • Different forms of stretching - when to use them and when not to
  • How breathing affects stretching
  • Warm-up techniques to improve strength
  • What speed to stretch and why it matters
  • How to negate a stretch - something we're all guilty of
  • Methods to increase range of motion instantly
  • How much tension is required when stretching
  • How to control the area of the muscle that's being stretched - is it possible?
  • Common misconceptions about stretching - you'll be shocked
  • Stretching routines to use during different stages of your workout
  • How long should you really stretch for - the answer will surprise you
  • Postural cues and how stretching can correct them
  • Common errors in stretching - there are quite a few
  • Discover how stretching can make you stronger and weaker
  • Passive techniques to use on your clients
  • How to use the Swiss ball, bands/tubes, and free weights as tools to improve flexibility
  • Review of several stretching methods
  • Stretching as a diagnostic tool
  • How to correct muscle imbalances during your workout
  • And so much more...

For more details, visit StretchForStrength.com.

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