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#204326 - 11/13/05 04:44 PM dynamic stretch front leg raise
terrone Offline
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Registered: 10/19/05
Posts: 8
hey, on the above stretch, should it be done with the leg perfectly straight all the time or like a kick?
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#204327 - 11/13/05 05:15 PM Re: dynamic stretch front leg raise [Re: terrone]
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Registered: 10/09/05
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Do it with the leg straight. You're only trying to stretch out the hip, so youo needn't bend the knee like you would for a kick.
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#204328 - 11/13/05 05:56 PM Re: dynamic stretch front leg raise [Re: ShaolinNinja]
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I would say do what feels natural for you. In my experience with the stretch, I think it should be done closer to a kick. With the supporting leg slightly bent, and foot at a slight angle.
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#204329 - 11/17/05 02:31 PM Re: dynamic stretch front leg raise [Re: terrone]
Joe7987 Offline
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Registered: 10/26/05
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I keep my leg straight... but relaxed. Do you understand? I don't necessarily lock my knee.

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#204330 - 11/17/05 05:21 PM Re: dynamic stretch front leg raise [Re: Joe7987]
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Yes, don't lock the knee, keep it straight but not tensed. If you tense, you'll tense your hips too, which will hamper the stretch.

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#204331 - 11/17/05 11:51 PM Re: dynamic stretch front leg raise [Re: Supremor]
hawkfish Offline
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Registered: 10/11/05
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Like the others, I keep my knee straight but not locked.

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#204332 - 11/22/05 05:30 PM Re: dynamic stretch front leg raise [Re: hawkfish]
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Registered: 09/30/05
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I like to do the bend knee, than half straight knee, than straight knee. Seems to warm me up better like that.

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