Stretches to Improve Flexibility for Wrestlers
Wrestling is a sport that requires practice, discipline and an incredible amount of strength as well as flexibility. Let’s take a closer look at some of the best stretches wrestlers can perform to enhance this flexibility and decrease their risk of injury.
Stretch of the Week: Hamstring Extend and Release Stretch
For the fourth week of August’s dynamic stretching, we will be performing the Hamstring Extend and Release Stretch. This stretch is very similar to week three, but will only focus on stretching of the hamstrings and calf muscles.
Stretch of the Week: Hamstring Stretch Part II
Keeping with our theme of stretching the hamstrings for this month, I give you wide angle seated forward fold! Things you might need for this stretch: a blanket/towel and possibly a block, or something to rest the hands on as shown in the photo.