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Old 06-12-2011, 08:39 PM   #13
Janet Rosen
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Re: Is there anything like the wrist stretches for ankles?

Christopher Li wrote: View Post
Aikido really doesn't involve greater than normal range of motion exercises, or the kind of impact that stretching would help (thinking of falling). Just my opinion, of course, but the case against classical static stretching as a warm-up is quite strong these days.
Yep. I think dynamic range of motion is a much better warm up - and is an actual "warm up" - than static stretching but usually find I"m a lone voice in the desert....

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