A common phrase in sports and fitness is “no pain, no gain.” But when it comes to stretching (and often sports and fitness in general), that couldn’t be farther from the truth. A prevalent misconception about stretching is that you must go “to the edge” if you’re going to get … [Read more...] about No pain, no gain?
Mobility & Wellness
From world-class tennis players to those who do their stretching at their desks, we’ll all experience a pulled or strained muscle at some point. When we do pull something, we’ll likely hear the “fitness” tip to stretch it out. The hamstrings and upper back are some of the most … [Read more...] about You Hear This Stretching Myth Constantly
Many struggle with everyday aches and pains. Unfortunately, a lot of people who suffer just assume that’s how it will be from now on. One reason these pains linger is poor information. Every day, people perform flexibility and mobility exercises that may exacerbate their … [Read more...] about Replace Everyday Pains with Everyday Wellness
Some of us can put in 4 or 5 practices each week. Others struggle to fit one 15-minute yoga session each month. Strange as it may seem, most people from each group will tell you they suffer from a similarly poor state of physical wellness. Everyday wellness and fitness tend to live … [Read more...] about Everyday Pains with Everyday Wellness
One reason yoga is a great complementary workout with tennis and pickleball is how it can bring heat into the body. Tennis and pickleball blend power and speed, strength and agility. Doing either of those things without a proper warm-up could result in poor performance or injuries. Yoga … [Read more...] about Yoga for Tennis Players with Margit Bannon – Modified Sun Salutations with Upward Facing Dog variation [video]