Injury Prevention and Stretching

with Athlete's Readiness Center

Coach Dick Hartzell understands how important flexibility is to athletes. He's made stretching and flexibility the core of a training career that has spanned five decades. At 76 years old, he's able to perform full splits, runs 1-5 miles several times per week and finds time to stretch every day. He invented the elastic bands that he uses in these videos.

Ankle Stretches

For this first set, we'll start at the bottom. Loosen your ankles and lower leg with these seated stretches.

Hamstring Flexibility

Learn how to properly stretch the muscles in your upper leg, including your hamstrings, quadriceps and groin area.

Lower Back Stretches

Reduce tension and loosen your lower back muscles with this series of stretches.

Get access to the remaining drills from this workout by Downloading the Hustle app on the iTunes App Store or Google Play: