How do I get started with active range of motion (ROM) exercises?

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The best way to perform active range of motion exercise is to activate the muscle opposing the muscle you want to stretch. Contracting the opposing muscle will help you gain a greater range of motion during the stretch. An example of an active range of motion exercise would be contracting your gluteus muscles as you move into a stretch for your hip flexors. By contracting the glutes as you stretch your hip flexors you are performing an active range of motion exercise to increase the range of motion at the hip joint.

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Types Of Exercise

Types Of Exercise

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