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
Thanks to the internet, the wellness trend has witnessed a massive increase in popularity over the past few years. You would think that with all the readily available information that we have today, nutrition and fitness misconceptions would be less common but, unfortunately, the renewed public interest in fitness and health has also opened the… Read More
Heart and lung ailments are easily among the most common health issues that Americans suffer from. To make matters worse, their victims seem to be getting younger and younger each year. Because of this, health experts all over the nation are alarmed, and they have started disseminating information that helps individuals take better care of… Read More
Flexibility refers to joint range of motion. The purpose of flexibility training is to produce a permanent stretch in the muscles and connective tissues to allow full joint range of motion.
Sporting injuries can have a huge consequence on not just a person’s sporting and physical ventures, but also their professional life as well. The most worrying thing about injuries acquired through playing sports is that they can happen at any given time to any person – such is the nature of ‘freak injuries.’ Something can… Read More
Research suggests that the average person spends around 12 hours a day sitting. This ‘sitting disease’ maligns health and is a leading global risk factor to mortality. In fact, millions die prematurely because of physical inactivity. While you sit comfortably on your couch watching your favourite Netflix series every night, or lounging in your executive… Read More
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