flexibility

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.
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.
I have always been plagued by extremely tight hamstrings. I can barely bring my leg perpendicular with the floor under my own power. What can I do to improve this? Can you help me?
How the f@#k do I get into my tight hips? I go to yoga consistently and I don’t feel like they stay released for long periods of time. They go back to being tight right away, what do I do?
Jon has attended more RKCs than anyone on the planet. What has he learned? It's about balance - strength and flexibility cannot be separated.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week's top posts cover vegan CrossFitters, 2 rules for CrossFit, deep squats, and more!
The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) is a great test, but don't get so distracted by it that you lose sight of your training goals. Read about how I melded training and my FMS results.
Imagine owning unhindered fluid movement that was at your beck and call. What would this do for your performance? Follow this free 4-week program to unlock your joints and your athletic potential.
How often should you stretch? Is every day really making a difference? Or could you gain as much mobility with less time dedicated to stretching. Science tells you what the research says.
And the stretching debate rages on! Now it's not just static vs. dynamic - what about passive static and active static? Do ANY of them help with power development - or do they harm it?
The fourth video in our Primal Move series, this workout builds on the previous weeks - working mobility, coordination, teammwork...and playing Ant with our eyes closed!
Today’s workout is a little different. One of the things that differentiates Primal Move from other systems is that we want you to explore your environment and interact with others.
Welcome to part three of our video series Yoga for Athletic Guys. This week we focus on yet another area where athletic guys tend to be tight - the hips and legs.