1- Foot Placement The frame of the IdealStretch ensures that the foot will be placed in a stable position during stretching. Foot stability is absolutely critical when attempting to rehab a calf and/or hamstring injury. If the foot moves during the stretch the muscle will not be able to heal as quickly and could potentially make the injury worse. .
As a competitive athlete in track, rugby and triathlons, I have always noticed considerable confusion related to stretching and warming up. Here is how to be safe without wasting time. Is stretching considered warming up? No. Unless you are doing hot yoga, stretching generally does not warm up the body. You need to raise the temperature of your .