To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

For many of us, stretching has been part of our warm-up routine since we were kids. Whether we were at soccer practice, in P.E. class or getting ready for a big basketball game, we were trained at a young age to practice static stretching before exercise.  So when...
The Benefits of Yoga Beyond Flexibility

The Benefits of Yoga Beyond Flexibility

Yoga is touted as being one of the best forms of physical activity for enhancing flexibility and overall strength. A quick examination of yoga’s history, however, reveals that its initial purpose had very little to do with improving joint range of motion or strength....