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?
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
Tennis and pickleball players benefit from repetition. If a player has trouble with serves, they’ll focus on serves and hammer on them until they get it. Same for backhands. Or returns. You get the idea. There is one thing every player should put reps into but very few do. Their … [Read more...] about 1 Minute Mindfulness Exercise for Athletes [video]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGmE6_cH7nM Stretching is a core fundamental that every athlete should have down pat. The benefits are simply too good to ignore. Stretching after a tennis match or practice can improve your recovery time, reduce pain and fatigue, and make you that much more … [Read more...] about 3 Key Stretches for Athletes
Every muscle in your body works together. This seemingly small thing gives us our ability to do something simple, like picking up a book, but also absurdly difficult things like climbing Mt. Everest. But, when a muscle or group of muscles is stressed in some way (like an injury, trying to do … [Read more...] about What a Balanced Body Can Do for You