Posts tagged "Gastrocnemius"
Jump Shrug

Jump Shrug

The Jump Shrug is a compound resistance training exercise to improve neuromuscular function and explosiveness of the hip extensors in preparation for Olympic lifts. Since the Jump Shrug activates numerous muscle groups simultaneously and in sync we can improve transfer of energy, body control and coordination. Because the Jump Shrug is an essential component of...
Static Hamstring Stretching

Static Hamstring Stretching

Hamstring stretching enhances flexibility of the hip extensors, reduces the risk for injury and supports the muscle recovery process. Hamstring stretching becomes important especially following speed, agility and quickness training or explosive hip flexion/hip extension resistance training because the hamstrings have to handle high force output. Hamstring injuries also can occur due to strength imbalances...
Stretching Calves Stretch

Stretching Calves Stretch

Stretching calves improves flexibility, reduces the risk for injury and supports the muscle recovery process especially when working a lot on the serve. The calves are utilized during every step and especially during explosive jumps, such as during the service motion or overhead smashing. The stretching calves stretch can be used to prevent muscle strains...
Hamstrings and Erector Spinae Stretch

Hamstrings and Erector Spinae Stretch

The Hamstrings and Erector Spinae Stretch improves flexibility of the knee flexors, trunk extensors and possibly the calves. You should be regularly stretching out the hamstrings after intense practice sessions on the court or lower-body strength workouts in the gym to reduce the risk for injury and reduce the onset of delayed muscle soreness the...
Dynamic Glute & Calve Stretch: High Knee Pull with Dorsi Flexion

Dynamic Glute & Calve Stretch: High Knee Pull with Dorsi Flexion

The dynamic glute and calve stretch high knee pull with dorsi flexion prepares the musculature of the buttocks and calves for explosive movements on the court. The dynamic glute and calve stretch warms up the respective musculature, reduces the risk for injury and improves flexibility and stability by increasing muscle tissue temperature. The high knee...