6 Easy Stretches From a Certified Athletic Trainer

WRITTEN BY: Sports Medicine
Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Sam Pittera, an athletic trainer with UPMC Sports Medicine, demonstrates six different stretches to try before you begin your next activity, practice, or game.

These stretches can be incorporated into your routine, along with dynamic stretching, to decrease your chance of injury and help push you to optimal performance.

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Have you made stretching part of your routine? Did you notice a difference?

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