We Now Offer Video On-Demand

StretchingUSA now offers each of our videos for online for download or streaming. The Stretching videos are shown stretching both the right and left side of the body in an easy to follow format. Each stretch is clearly listed with their name and also the muscles that you will be stretching. Each stretch is done holding for the appropriate amount of time and the number of repetitions for each stretch is between 8-10. This will allow you ample time to do the stretching right along with the model. Each stretching video is broken down into different sections. Neck, Shoulder, Wrists and hands, Lower body and Feet.

The Active Isolated Stretching: Active Video

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The AIS Video will allow the individual to stretch along with the model throughout the entire routine.  The model is easy to follow and will perform 8-10 repetitions holding the stretch for the precise amount of time.  The model will do both sides of the body, so if you are starting your stretching on the right side, he will continue and finish all the repetitions with the left side as well

  • The Video is 3 hours and 26 minutes long.
  • The on Demand Video is separated into different sections. Neck, Shoulders, Elbows and Hands, Lower Body, Ankles and Feet.
  • At the beginning of each exercise, you will see the name of the stretch and the muscles stretched as well.
  • If you have any questions on the anatomy placement of the muscles please use Google to look them up and will give you a good explanation

Active Isolated Stretching: Assisted Video

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During this video, you will be taught how to systematically assist someone to stretch using AIS. You will see in the video that you are using one muscle group doing the active movement to help stretch the opposite side muscle group while only holding the stretch for 1 ½ to 2 seconds. The video will teach you the proper hand placements, body mechanics and ways of using the different tools such as ropes and seatbelts to assist the person you are helping to stretch. With each stretch, it is important that you only use 3-5 ounces of pressure while assisting the person with the stretches.

The Active Isolated Stretching: Assisted Stretching Video shows in great detail how to assist someone who is performing AIS. The video will allow you to stretch along with the models throughout the entire routine. The models are easy to follow and will perform 8-10 repetitions holding the stretch for the precise amount of time. The models will stretch both sides of the body, so if you are starting the stretch on the right side, they will continue and switch sides to finish all the repetitions with the left side as well. The video is also fully narrated giving verbal instructions as well as showing the techniques.

  • The Video is 2 hours 52 minutes long.
  • The Video is separated into different sections. Neck, Shoulders, Elbows and Hands, Lower Body and finally Ankles and Feet.
  • The muscles being stretched will be listed at the beginning of each exercise segment.
  • It will list the name of the exercise and all of the muscles that are involved in the stretch.

Active Isolated Strengthening Video

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The Aaron Mattes Method of Strength Training is highly specific. Aaron has been teaching these techniques to doctors, therapists, trainers, and individuals for over 40 years. After stretching the body these are the exercises that he teaches so that people can strengthen the muscle tissues and help them to either heal from injury or to prevent problems in the future.
While it is holistic and treats the body as a unit, its primary characteristic is its capability to break down the body to treat isolated parts. There are protocols for every primary muscle of the body.

The video follows the training specificity principle by identifying and resolving specific strength and functional deficits. The Mattes Method then employs a full range of motion movements to contract and strengthen targeted muscles while at the same time stretches the opposing muscles. The result is increased muscle strength, joint flexibility, and balance across the joints.

  • The Video is 2 hours 21 minutes long.
  • The Strength Video is split up into different sections that will teach you individually how to strengthen the different parts of the body. It is very easy to follow along with and most of the exercises can be done in the comfort of your own home.
  • At the beginning of each exercise, you will see the name of the stretch and the muscles stretched as well.
  • With these video’s you will be able to tackle most of the ailments that people suffer from today. It is a complete head to toe instructional strengthening video.

Posted by Lance Mattes on November 16, 2017 in AIS Technique , Hamstrings Lower - Strain/Tear , Medial Epicondylitis , Myofascial Release , Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease , Shoulder Impingement , Tenosynovitis