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The Correct Stretching Techniques and Rules for Ice Hockey Workouts

November 18th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in Stretching/Yoga

The results of stretching exercises are marvelous if one starts practicing from early childhood. Children are comparatively more flexible in terms of their bone joints and muscles. Therefore, a little effort by them can bring about a huge difference in flexibility within a short period of time. On the other hand, older athletes will have to exert more effort and struggle to reach that level of flexibility that ice hockey workouts demand.

Despite having endurance, strength, speed, and core power, the absence of flexibility can really spoil your performance on the ice rink. Therefore, it is suggested to exercise stretch training right before the game. However, you must warm yourself up before carrying out stretch exercises. A few warm up exercises will relax your muscles allowing them to stretch easily and in a better way. Likewise, you should also perform these exercises at the end of ice hockey drills as it will increase your flexibility even more. More »