Stretching warm muscles is key. Stretching cold muscles can lead to muscle tears or pulls. Several minutes of high knees, jumping jacks, walking lunges, push-ups and a light jog will do the trick!
Below are some great stretches to do after your warm up and/or after exercise routine. You can click each photo for a larger view of each stretch.PRINTABLE PDF
Upper body stretches
Lower body stretches
Credit: American Physical Therapy Association book of… “Body Maintenance and Repair” Marilyn Moffat, PT, PhD, FAPTA, and Steve Vickery