Stretching

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

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

9 Dead Bug Variations That Build an Athletic Core

Core stability is the ability to maintain a neutral spine using the abdomen, back, neck and shoulder girdle muscles as stabilizers rather than movers....

By: Kelvin King Jr.

Study Reveals a More Effective Way to Build Muscle

For the longest time, muscle-building workouts have followed a fairly standard formula. To cause hypertrophy, the technical term for muscle growth, ...

By: Andy Haley

The Key to Dominant Strength and Power

Workout Fundamentals: The Key to Dominant Strength & Power By Shane Trotter, CSCS We live in the age of information and yet there is far less...

By: Shane Trotter

Build an Effective Workout With This 8-Step Blueprint

I developed The Perfect Workout Regimen for myself and my patients that are looking to get in better shape and lose weight are based off a very simple...

By: Matt Tanneberg

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.