Introduction Flexibility is commonly defined as the ability to bend easily and without breaking, although it is not often thought of in these precise terms with regard to the human body. However, this definition underscores the importance of flexibility in our day-to-day lives; it speaks to healthy abilities in our joints and muscle groups. You… Read More
Stretching 101: The Best Times to Stretch and the Best Ways to Do It
Needless to say, exercise is important and does wonders for your health and well-being. But what about stretching? Is it essential or just an optional part of your exercise routine? In this article, we will help you understand why different types of stretching can help you: Improve agility and athleticism; Decrease your risk of injury;… Read More
5 Stretching Do’s and Don’ts
Stretching plays a very important role when it comes to exercise. And, even if you do not exercise often, there are benefits to stretching. For example, when you stretch, you help your muscles relax and become more flexible. That allows you to improve performance and reduce the chance of injury. If you are (generally) sedentary… Read More
What is StretchLab?
StretchLab is one operator that looks set to bring stretching into the mainstream. Founded in California in 2015, by Saul Janson and Tim Trost, it was acquired by Xponential Fitness last year, to create a franchise business. 2018 will see the launch of 30 to 40 sites in the US, with 150 more in 2019, as well… Read More
Why Is Warming-up before Exercising So Important?
Introduction If you are interested in going to the gym or doing any other physical activity, you have probably heard a million times that you need to warm-up well before you start exercising. Different people have different reasons why they believe that the warm-up is obligatory, but everyone agrees that you should not skip it.… Read More
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