The 6 Benefits of Stretching Nobody Told you About

We’ve all been through this…You decided that you want to go for a run, actually went for it and, after the first mile your whole body – legs, especially – is killing you. You know why this is happening? Because you forgot one essential thing that should be done before going for a run: stretching. Ask any trainer you know and you’ll get the same answer about the importance of stretching. Specifically, all of them will say that it’s essential and you should never ignore Read More +

Looks Like Stretching And Exercising Don’t Mix

This is one of those times where something we’ve been all told has turned out to be not what it should be.  In this case, it’s about the value of stretching before and after exercising. What’s this?  Isn’t stretching good for exercising?  Surely this has a bit to be a major mistake.  Millions will attest to the benefits of stretching.  Many claim it prevents tears and cramps.  Others claim it increases blood flow and general well being.  For some reason, people find it beneficial but Read More +

Prepping For Exercise At The Gym

Whether you’re exercising at home or the gym, you’ll need to do some prep work but do so with some common sense so you don’t invite injury or cause problems for others. Most of all, you prep so that you can get the best out of your workout. Prepping for your exercise regimen doesn’t just call for the physical preliminaries, it also calls for other things which we’ll cover right now. If you’re at the gym, there is the consideration for others who use the Read More +