When done correctly assisted stretching can provide a controlled and gradual force that takes the muscle deeper into the restricted range of motion, create a counterforce for muscles to push against; generating relaxation and lengthening and offer greater control over stretching duration.
Incorporate the following stretches into your next cool-down to
help recover flexibility, which ultimately leads to power, strength
Stretch: Breathe out as you pull the
straps toward you into dorsiflexion,
stretching your calf muscle.
Stretch: Breathe out as you pull the strap toward the opposite shoulder, stretching your hip.