Too often overlooked and under appreciated, stretching is actually a very important aspect of training for any athlete. If incorporated into workouts, stretching has the ability to help speed up recovery and build muscle, as well as heal and prevent injuries. Turn to STACK for the perfect stretches needed to amp up your workout routine as well as guides on how to incorporate Pilates and yoga into your training plans.

Latest in Stretching

Find Out If You Should be Stretching to Increase Flexibility

Stretching has become, like many other subjects in fitness, a polarizing topic. There are those who believe that every athlete should stretch before and...

By: Jimmy Sheppard

Fix Hip Flexibility Problems With This Simple Exercise

One of the most common areas of tightness and dysfunction in both high performance athletes along with the general fitness population are the hip...

By: John Rusin

4 Hip Flexor Stretches to Relieve Tight Hips

The most common complaint we hear from our members is "My hips are so tight." The response is always "Here, try this hip flexor stretch." Well why are...

By: Ryan Obernesser

Increasing Flexibility Involves More Than Stretching

Almost everyone needs to be more flexible. Whether it is due to sitting at a desk all day leading to shortening of the hamstrings and hip flexors or an...

By: Daniel Payseur

6 Stretches to Alleviate Lower-Back Pain

6 Stretches to help alleviate your low back pain Hamstring When your hamstrings aren't firing properly, your low back muscles will compensate and put...

By: Matt Tanneberg

Latest Videos in Stretching

Warm-Up and Training Basics with L.A. Kings Matt Greene and Kyle Clifford

Go behind the scenes with pro hockey stars Matt Greene and Kyle Clifford to see their secrets for warming-up and staying in shape.

6 Power Plate Exercise Variations

Power Plates are typically used by strength coaches for dynamic warm-ups and recovery workouts, and by physical therapists for rehab and injury prevention routines.

STACK Fitness Weekly: 2 Stretches to Reduce Football Injuries

In this episode of STACK Fitness Weekly, Mark Roozen shows you two stretches for football players.

Elite Performance With Mike Boyle: Benefits of Stretching Between Sets

In this episode of STACK Elite Performance, Mike Boyle discusses the benefits of stretching between sets and explains how to implement it in your training.

Tiki Barber's Post-Workout Cooldown Stretch

Former NFL All-Pro running back Tiki Barber takes us through his post-workout cooldown stretch.