Dynamic stretching has gained in popularity as a type of stretching based on movement and a great way to warm up before exercise or sports.
Doing a functional warm-up instead of static stretching before exercise offers various benefits, says Daniel Hass, DPT, SCS. The movements increase body temperature, heart rate and blood flow. Hass says he recommends these movements as being more beneficial and effective than static stretches. In this video, Hass will demonstrate how to do these warm-ups, which are … Read More
A stiff neck is usually caused by your muscles weakening over time from poor posture or misuse. Here are 4 simple stretches you can do to find relief.
If you have a foam roller, try these 4 exercises for your legs and lower body.
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Contributor: Judi Bar, Yoga Program Manager Can’t wait to head off to your vacation in the Rockies and try out those new hiking boots? The day is beautiful, the weather’s great and you feel lucky to be alive. That is, until the next morning, when you feel a stabbing pain in your heel. This pain, … Read More