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Is Stretching Worth Spending Your Time?

What’s the place of stretching in training? How important is it and how much time should be spent on it? What are the benefits of stretching with a trainer’s assistance? Here are some tidbits about stretching and several reasons why stretching really is worth spending your session time on. Fitness vs. fitness goals The two ...

4 mins

5 Mistakes You Make AFTER Workout

You may not be aware that some of the things you do, or don’t do, after workout are bad for your body and general shape. They may also diminish your results. For the optimal training routine, you should pay attention also to what you do not only during, but also in between your training sessions. ...

5 mins

How to Do the Backbend Bridge? Vol. 2

Seems easy, until you try – the bridge. Involves a nice level of flexibility and strength. After the initial stage of general stretching (see Vol.1 of this article), it’s time for practice. Here are various techniques you may try to master the backbend, as an upgrade to your yoga skills or simply as a new ...

4 mins

How to Do the Backbend Bridge? Vol. 1

If you want to upgrade your yoga skills or just look for another fitness challenge, bridge is the pose to learn. It’s not easy to learn it, especially if you’ve never tried it before, but if you use proper technique and follow all the progression steps – you are able to do it. Here are ...

4 mins

Best Bodyweight Exercises on Stall Bars Vol. 3 – Stretching

Every complete workout involves some stretching at the end. In two previous volumes of this article, we’ve got great bodyweight exercises to strengthen the core, back, arms and legs. In a nutshell, a full-body workout on just one simple piece of gym equipment. But that’s not all you can do at the stall bars. Here ...

6 mins

Best Exercises for Workout in Pairs – Vol. 3 Stretching

After each workout we should serve ourselves a nice stretching session. We can stretch on our own, but there are some fantastic stretching exercises we can do with our workout partner to achieve better range of stretch and relax completely while stretching. Partner assisted stretching is the most effective method to improve your flexibility. Here’s how ...

5 mins

How to Stretch for Full Splits – Vol. 1 Basic Principles

Why should anyone but gymnasts or cheerleaders be interested in stretching for the splits? In other words, what are the functional benefits of being able to do the splits? Is that possible for everyone to reach the full splits? How long does it actually take? What should we know before we start? Here are the ...

7 mins

12 Static Stretches You May Have Never Tried Before – Vol 2. Upper body

You probably know already what the static stretching is. You probably know several basic static stretches. But here are some stretching exercises you may not know yet, just because they are not as popular – though really effective and equally easy to perform. Check out those 8 upper body stretches and try them out after workout, either in the gym or at home. Read the Vol. 1 of this article to discover ...

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