Here is an important stretch that needs to be mastered for great gymnastic performances.  This video shows the proper way to align the body and how to do the stretch in the most beneficial way for the muscles.  By practicing this stretch frequently, you will increase your flexibility and ability to do a middle split.

Stretching is very important for building agility and muscle strength.  Make sure that you stretch properly before each gymnastic lesson or workout in order to avoid injuries.

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