flexibility

For those of you consistently doing mobility drills without yielding the desired change, perhaps it's time to step back and see what else may be going on.
If you're stuck on a few movements or stretches, you may be limiting your ability to truly increase your range of motion. Most of our major muscles groups exist in more than one plane.
Are the people who are flopping their torsos down onto the floor in a spread leg forward fold actually experiencing less pain and discomfort in their bodies? Usually not. What we want is balance.
Massage therapy can be an important part of the recovery process for weightlifters. (You are taking recovery time, right?) Here are all the ways a massage can help you lift more.
I wrote a primer on fascia here, "The Top 5 Ways Fascia Matters to Athletes," and it was so well received that I decided to edit and expand upon it to create a free fascia resource for everyone.
If you’re starting on your fitness journey later in life this is for you. What I hope to provide in this series is a logical plan to get you safely on the path towards greater health and fitness.
Most of us have used ice to help recover from injuries, but the latest study suggests it might also make you more flexible.
A good warmup can improve your performance, but a bad one can make your it much worse. A recent study asks whether PNF stretching is a good idea before exercise.
In a recent study, researchers wanted to see which type of stretching improved active range of motion in dancers.
My hamstrings and I have had a long and troubled relationship. Here’s what I’ve discovered on the road to functional hamstrings, along with a video of my very favorite hamstrings lengthening stretch.
This week's session focused on overhead mobility, which I find is one of the toughest positions for strength athletes to achieve.
Here are some tips to help learn external rotation and mobilize key parts of the body required for the front rack position.
Recent studies have demonized static stretching, but not all the research is negative. Today's study looks at the effects of static stretching between exercises.
I'm currently taking a course based on the CrossFit Mobility certification. I'm going to share what I'm learning, and also how I would combine it with yoga for better overall movement and mobility.
I’ve been having sex for a number of months now and have learned a thing or two. What I want to talk about today is how physical exercise with a kettlebell can make you into a better performer.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: CrossFit, scaling, conditioning, front squats, flexibility, and more!
Not only does yoga offer therapeutic benefits, but it can also offer you a challenging physical practice to ignite your nervous system and strengthen joint stability for other activities.