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Message 3692 (19. Oct. 2007 01:11) (All next previous)

Irene (videos by Irene) (pictures by Irene)
stretching?
: What type of stretching do others do to prevent injury? I seem to have slightly strained my hamstring tendon again. So 2 days no skating. :`( It might just be cause I skate til I can't walk and have no control when I should stop lol? But I think if I warmed up better, stretched more, maybe I could prevent this and not get so sore or injured? I think my hamstrings are weak since they keep hurting. I'm not sure why I use them so much skating. I like to jump I guess! :-P

Two of my favorite skaters stretch for 30 mins+ before and after rollerskating.
Nelo and Brian are rare in this. I stretch always before and sometimes after. I didn't when I was younger, but have been since I hit 40. It's a good idea at any age. Common sense should rule on this one!
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  • claudine: stretching? (18. Oct. 2007 23:56)
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