Stretching Tag

As wonderful as it would be to wake up feeling fresh, invigorated, and ready to absolutely own the day ahead – this is rarely the case for most of us! Whether you’re sore from yesterday’s workout, haven’t had a great night’s sleep, are feeling a little lazy, or you’re just generally not a morning person; getting out of bed can be chore #1 of the day. As we don't move as much in our sleep, our muscles can cramp and tense up. Stretching of a morning helps rid our bodies of tension and stress, and increases blood flow to our muscles and...

Resistance stretching (also known as power band stretching) allows you to increase your range of motion and keeps your body moving correctly. It allows us to reach new levels in range, and does a great job in restoring the fascia of the body to normal length.   The benefits of resistance stretching is that by having a band pulling on the joint you are trying to stretch it creates more space between the joints itself. Most of our joints are synovial joints ie. These are freely moveable joints, these joints contain synovial fluid which are the lubrication between moving surfaces in a joint....