Articles with general information about stretching before
exercise and examples of specific pre-skating and post-skating
stretches recommended in those articles.
Pre-Skate Stretching Exercises - Part 1
A set of stretching exercises for skaters that were
originally published in Inline Magazine. Includes
stretches for the upper back, lower back, groin,
inner thighs, hamstrings, quads, and calves. From
Matt Graham's Great Kahuna Web site.
Pre-Skate Stretching Exercises - Part 2
More stretching exercises from Matt Graham's Web site.
Includes leg raises, calf raises, hamstring curls,
abdominal exercises, and ankle flexing exercises.
Stretching Exercises for Skaters
This article on the Portland Skate Web site includes
warm-up exercises and stretching exercises for skaters.
Includes stretches for the hamstrings, groin,
hips, ankles, and quads.
Skating Specifics: Stretching
An article by Frank Fedel that was published in
Fitness and Speedskating Times Magazine in January of 1999.
Includes descriptions of five stretching exercises and
Stretching Exercises for Figure Skaters
This article on the "Skate Canada Western Ontario" Web site includes
illustrations and descriptions of eighteen stretches recommended
for figure skaters.
Get In The Stretching Habit
This article by Therese Iknoian the Adventure Network
Web site recommends that everyone stretch the hip flexor
muscles and hamstrings,and it also provides general
tips and guidelines for stretching any muscles.
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