Post-run Stretches With the Flex-Band

Post-run Stretches With the Flex-Band

Okay, admit it. You often stretch before you go for a run. Why? Does it feel good? Is it a habit? Is it the best way to prep for a run? It’s important to note that healthsite-certified Personal Trainers recommend doing low-intensity body-weight movement exercises...
5 Workday Stretches That Relax Your Mind and Body

5 Workday Stretches That Relax Your Mind and Body

Tired? Stiff? Perhaps you’re finding your work environment stale and stressful? If so, it may be time for a simple, yet effective, stretch break. Workday stretches not only lengthen the soft tissue, but also allow the body to recharge from worries. Stretching also...
3 Stretches for Opening Up Tight Hips

3 Stretches for Opening Up Tight Hips

Many people spend a considerable amount of time sitting down—at a desk, in the car and while watching television. As a result, they may experience tight hips, limited range of motion or chronic back pain. Performing hip openers can go a long way toward improving...
4 Stretches to Prevent Injury

4 Stretches to Prevent Injury

Over the past 30 years, stretching has transitioned from a must-do before exercise, to a must-do after exercise to a shunned exercise. Today, however, some are promoting it as an effective injury-prevention practice. So, does stretching prevent injury? A short...