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

How to Build the Perfect Swim Workout

So you're looking to get a little more serious about training in the pool, or you are looking for some more structure for your time in the water. Here...

By: Olivier Poirier-Leroy

The 5-Minute Stretching Routine Used by Rob Gronkowski and His Brothers

Yes, we all want to build strength and size. It's the primary reason why most of us lift weights. But though hitting the weights will always be the...

By: Andy Haley

Can Static Stretching Improve Performance?

There are plenty of topics in the training world that carry strong opposing views. One of those is pre-training static stretching; athletes should AVOID...

By: Michael Zweifel

STUDY: Stretching Before Workouts Isn't Bad After All

We've been told to avoid static stretching at all costs before a workout or sporting activity. Researchers found that holding a stretch before a wo...

By: Andy Haley

This Type of Stretching Will Screw Up Your Workout

Gone are the days of holding stretches before performing a workout or playing your sport. Research has shown that static stretching can decrease the ...

By: Andy Haley

Latest Videos in Stretching

Improve Full-Body Flexibility With These Stretch Machine Exercises

The Gronk Fitness Stretch Machine allows athletes to stretch out their major muscle groups after a workout, ensuring a quality cool-down and enhanced recovery.

Arizona Shortstop Nick Ahmed's Hip Mobility Series

Arizona shortstop Nick Ahmed performs a two-exercise hip mobility series during an off-season workout to stay healthy at the end of an intense lower-body strength day. Ahmed performs Deep Squats and a Manual Hip Stretch to keep his hips mobile.

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.