Many of you are familiar with "K-Star" and his website, MobilityWOD. Have you checked out his new book? The title might be whacky, but the information inside is 100% legit.
In this video we highlight dorsiflexion. Good dorsiflexion means your knees can move over your toes allowing you to sit between your ankles - also known as a good start or bottom position.
The fitness industry is filled with idiots, many of whom conduct confusing studies about stretching. The truth is most people need more of it, but they should do it like real athletes do.
Passive stretching before a workout might seem like a good idea, but it actually makes you weaker - over 8% weaker on average, according to the research.
People often don't start yoga because they think you need to be flexible. But the practice of yoga will help your flexibility. Practice from where you're at and open yourself up to growth.
Yoga fans believe the practice does the body good, but scientists decided to break down exactly how it improves your fitness. They looked at deadlift, cardio, flexibility, grip strength, and more.
We know race cars are finely tuned and heavily maintained machines. Your body should be treated the same. Let's look at what a proper "tune up" looks like for the athlete seeking better performance.
Researchers look to debunk PNF stretching in a new study. First I'll explain what PNF is and how it works, but personally I've about had it with all the stretching controversy.
Stretching will help your performance - you've heard that, no doubt, but do you know why it helps your performance? Let's take a look at what is happening in the body.
What is a "screen" and what is the goal of corrective exercise? Let's take a look at how to screen, what the goal is, and how we can examine and correct the basic squat movement.
Even if you exercise before or after work, sitting all day may be catabolizing your muscles. Science took a look and gave recommendations on how often you need to move to prevent this.
Strength and flexibility are not necessarily opposing forces. In this book, Master RKC Jon Engum teaches how anyone can achieve a more flexible, and therefore healthier, body.
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