stretch

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.
If you are working on handstands or trying to overcome wrist inflexibility and pain, then I would highly recommend doing these exercises every day.
A reader has asked me an insightful question on positions that could help lifters who focus on the powerlifts. Here is my reply and reasoning.
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.
A lot of people have wrist pain during yoga or lifting. This pain can impact a your ability to complete a workout. Here are three poses to stretch achy wrists, as well as tips for safety.
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.
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.
According to a new study, static stretching chronically weakened the muscles when performed both before and during exercise. However, it many well be the better choice for post-exercise.
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.
Flexibility is called by experts "the last frontier of human performance." And like any other aspect of performance, it takes time, practice, and discipline.
Studies have shown static stretching decreases performance in novice weightlifters, and now new research suggests it's also true for advanced athletes. What do you think?
Many of us internally rotate our arms all day long while we work. Sadly, this exact positioning is a set up for a shoulder impingement or rotator cuff or labrum tear down the road.
As an athlete, our activities are prone to causing tension in our lower backs. For relief from this pain and tension, do the following poses daily or at least after your workout.
Mobility work doesn't have to get all complicated. Here are 5 easy ways to add dimension to your mobility work and increase your body's abilities.
The newest study suggests pre-workout static stretching decreases performance in adolescents. So should you ditch it altogether, or does it still have a place in your warmup?