This compilation of flexibility exercises targets all the major muscle groups.
Stretching should form a fundamental part of any exercise program and not just as part of the warm up…
If you’re not sure what the difference is between various types of stretching see the main flexibility training section for more details.
The flexibility exercises on this page are classed as static stretches. When is static stretching best performed? Ideally, after an exercise session when the body is fully warm. Many athletes perform a series of flexibility exercises like those below at the end of a training session or even after competition.