Stretching

7 Stretches to Do at Your Desk
by Nate Sterling | January 26, 2015

Many of us spend quite a bit of time at our office desk and chair – not exactly the ideal pieces of workout equipment. Despite it not being the best place for getting fit, there are some things you can do at the desk to improve circulation and promote better health.

10 Stretches for Better Sleep
by Jessica Starks | January 14, 2015

You probably think of stretching as something you do before a workout. But stretching is vital every day, even when you don’t exercise. After all, don't our bodies go through some form of strain during even the simplest physical activities?

6 Morning Stretches to Do Every Day
by Bethany McIlrath | January 07, 2015

You’ve probably heard you should stretch before your workouts but really you should stretch at the start of every day. After all, doesn’t your body go through a lot of stress and strain even when you’re not doing a morning workout?

5 Minute Plan to Get Rid of Back Pain
by Gina McKnight | December 30, 2014

Most of us have dealt with back pain. The National Institutes of Health says that “back pain is one of the most common medical problems, affecting eight out of 10 people at some point during their lives.”

Warm Up! Effective Stretches to Do Before Workouts
by Nate Sterling | December 25, 2014

The success or failure of your workout is decided before it even starts. The ideal warm-up stretches should help you reach your peak workout, and reduce the risk of injuries that could cut short your goals.

11 Common Stretching Mistakes
by Caleigh Hanson | December 24, 2014

Stretching can help make or break a workout. It loosens muscles and helps joints and muscles lengthen to their full extension, so it really can improve your performance.

Stretching 101 - The How, When, and Types
by George Ponting | February 19, 2014

Stretching has been an important topic of discussion among experts for years. Much of the science is inconclusive, but there are a few aspects that we can all agree on. To clear up some confusion on the illusive nature of how, when, what kind of stretching to perform, here are a few things you may benefit from knowing.

Does Stretching Heal Injury?
by George Ponting | September 06, 2013

Stretching is a lost art nowadays. It is basically a technique that helps you increase the overall length of your body thus increasing flexibility and reach. Stretching is a key to pain relief and healing from injury and should be done before and after workout session.

Stretching for Desk sitters and Commuters
by George Ponting | August 19, 2013

You might feel embarrassed to try out some stretches as you sit on your office desk, but as you sit there, you are being your body’s worst enemy – just by sitting in one place for hours on end.

Stretches for your Sacroiliac Joint
by George Ponting | July 03, 2013

This is what joins the pelvis to the sacrum and the ilium through ligaments. It supports the base of the spine. It’s a strong, weight bearing joint, it has protruding, irregular elevations that interlock with each other for smooth movement. We all have two of these - both rough replicas of each other.