Tag: flexibility

A foam roller is a compressed foam cylinder mostly used to increase flexibility and reduce muscle tightness and work through inflammation. Foam rolling is a ...

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There are many, many, great benefits to running and especially during these challenging times. Many have taken to it as a means of stress relief and to get ...

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Many people think you have to be flexible to do yoga. In fact, this is probably one of the most common reasons people don’t do it, but yoga can actually help ...

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In brief, CrossFit entails completing a series of exercises within a specified time frame. To see how it's done, the curious will turn to vid-ucation via ...

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This article serves to provide a general overview of the nutrition involved in martial arts highlighting the essential nutrients that contribute to a vigorous ...

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Living increasingly busy lives often means getting out to the gym and exercising can present something of a dilemma more especially when you've paid for a ...

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Functional fitness aims to train your body for everyday situations by mimicking a range of common, practical, real-world movements that your body would most ...

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Tai Chi and Qigong are deeply rooted in Chinese culture with links to its traditional medicine, philosophy and martial arts. They are based around the concept ...

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After an intense workout it’s easy to re-rack the weights and head straight for the shower, but by skipping the stretching stage of your workout you'll likely ...

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The past decade has seen a huge surge of activity within the fitness industry; countless supplement companies have emerged, and an almost endless number of ...

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The chin-up is an extremely challenging exercise which can bring impressive improvements quickly. It purposefully requires you to use a number of muscle ...

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Tight hip flexors are a common problem, especially if you're spending a lot of time in a seated position. When seated, your hip flexor muscles are in a ...

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Developing the hamstrings should be a major part of any well-rounded training or health program. A combination of strength and flexibility training is ideal ...

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The hamstrings play a crucial role in many daily activities such as, running, jumping, walking and cycling. They are a commonly injured muscle group, ...

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Lung capacity is the maximum amount of oxygen your body is able to use and research indicates that this is the best predictor of overall health and longevity. ...

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