The Difference Between Stretching and Being Stretched

Flexibility training and assisted stretching sit on opposite ends of the same spectrum. The key is to set up your goals.

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Your Arms Are Your Secret Weapon for Achieving Splits

If you are getting stuck in your splits, it's your arms that will save the day.

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How Often Should I Stretch?

We have an easy formula to help you determine how much you need to stretch in order to increase, and/or maintain, your flexibility. 

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Novel Exercises For Hip Pain

When physical therapy doesn't work and you need relief, sometimes people need "pre-PT."

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Fibromyalgia, Oxalates and Unexplained Pain

Back pain is one of the most common complaints across the globe, and we are here to help with our new technique that helps take the pain away.

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Muscles Present A Curious Dichotomy That Can Inform Your Exercise Routine

The fitness industry focuses on strength without due consideration to the fact that the more power you pack into a muscle, the tighter you make it. We're here to fix that!

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If You Want to Increase Your Flexibility, Assisted Stretching Won’t Do It

An assisted stretch does nothing to increase your flexibility because it prevents you from learning how to train your body and muscles.  

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Why You Stretch and Don’t Gain Flexibility

There is a big difference between moving your body and moving your muscles. It makes no sense that in stretching, we pick a pose and sit in it. It simply doesn't work.

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How Long To Hold A Stretch and It's Not 30 Seconds

There are two huge helpers you can use to increase your flexibility. Counting time is not one of them.

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This Is How To Increase Your Flexibility

The missing link in flexibility training starts with how it is approached. Change your approach and you will drastically change your flexibility by using these simple techniques.

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This Could Be Why You Feel Stiff Even Though You Stretch

Strength is to flexibility what mobility is to stability. It's a balancing act, but sometimes your body will trick you and then you need to ferret out your underlying weaknesses.

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Our Assessment Guided Workouts

Discovering what your body needs is a great way to tailor your workouts to net greater gains. Our classes have assessments built in so we are sure to target the right needs at the right time.

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How To Use Your Strength Training To Develop Flexibility

If you're not using the same theory that supports strength training for your stretch, you are missing major opportunities to move the needle on your flexibility goals.

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Why We Created A New Strength Class and What It's About

This kind of strengthening is not considered central to a good and regular fitness routine even though it's core to all physical therapy applications. We disagree.

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Posture Is Not About Sitting Up Straighter 

There are many things you can fix when you improve your posture. This technique offers will help you get out of your slump!

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