Learn here how to identify the root cause of your aches and pains and improve flexibility with passive stretching for safer alignment and a pain-free life at any age.
Stretching is a fundamental exercise that we should incorporate into our daily routine. Just as we brush our teeth and comb our hair, stretching is essential to our well-being.
When it comes to physical fitness, there are four primary areas of concern.... Most often neglected on this list is flexibility, but the short and long term benefits of flexibility training are astounding, and you don't ever need to set foot in a gym. Here's how to improve your stretch...
Chances are, at some point you learned how to stretch before a workout. Chances are, the way you learned to stretch could actually be slowing you down and increasing your risk of injury! There are four main types of stretching.
Watch these six short videos and explanations about what causes back pain, how to prevent it, and how to cure yourself so you'll never have back again.
Making yourself taller is not difficult if you know how. We become shorter as our spine becomes compressed. Learn about exercises that can help increase the space between the vertebra in your spine.
Flexibility for the inflexible - sounds impossible but it's not. It's just a case of knowing how to approach stretching properly.
This article describes a quick, easy, and effective stretching routine that can be completed in 5 minutes.
Flexibility doesn't come naturally for everyone, but anyone can develop it at any age. The more limber you are, the better chance you can maintain or improve your overall well-being.
If you are experiencing lower back pain and/or leg pain after a workout, try performing the piriformis stretch. This stretch can be done anywhere, before and after a workout, and can prevent pain.
Sore shoulders can be a right pain, excuse the pun. Most of the common causes of shoulder pain can be easily alleviated using simple stretches and flexibility exercises, such as the 5 outlined here.
One of the most useful, yet simple, strategies to minimize pain associated with desk work is to stretch. In just a few minutes a day, you can do stretches that will help you work pain-free.
Passive Stretch gets rid of a stiff neck and headaches. Just relax and enjoy the experience and the lasting benefits.
These exercises will help you correct an anterior pelvic tilt. Anyone with a pelvic that is tilted forward should try these stretches, which are explained in detail and illustrated.