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What dynamic stretches can I do for gymnastics?

Dynamic stretches are a great preactivity warm-up and should be included for all athletes. These stretches rid the body of imbalances and teach the body neurological control. Examples of dynamic stretches include walking lunges with a twist, tube walking, push-ups with rotation, skipping, and dynamic leg swings or kicks.

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