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. Advertisements
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
An A5 handout (PDF format) showing you some quick and easy to use exercises for flexibility. Exercises for Flexibility (A5).
Military fitness is a demanding practice for the whole body, but as your feet are at the very root of your entire being, it is often this region which absorbs the highest impact. For this reason, the fallen arches of flat feet can quickly turn into a training nightmare, due to the lack of support… Read More
Introduction This article has absolutely nothing to do with packing a toothbrush or a change of underwear! Such preparation is important, but nowhere nearly as important as readying yourself from a mental and physical standpoint. Without such preparation, your boot camp experience will most likely be a miserable one that sours you on the entire… Read More