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Why Improved Stability—Not More Stretching—Could Be Your Best Solution for Tight Muscles

Common thought dictates that if a muscle feels tight, we should be stretching it. A number of common movement issues are blamed on muscle X or Y be...

Don't Waste Your Time With These 3 Static Stretches; Do These Instead

When it comes to mobility, more is not always better. Flexibility, excessive range of motion and general joint laxity may make you a more limber athle...

How to Prevent a Pulled Hamstring

You're sprinting like you normally do in a game, practice or workout. You reach your top speed, and suddenly you feel like someone stabbed you in the ...

Prepare Your Hamstrings for Sprinting With This Warm-Up Drill

Today's Edge: Get your hamstrings moving before you work them. Here's an active stretch that will get your hamstrings prepared for training, sport, or...

4 Ways to Prevent Hockey Hamstring Injuries

I am a firm believer that hockey players need to become more athletic off the ice to help their progress on the ice. If you were to take two hockey...

Why Your Hamstring Stretching Routine Isn't Working

Chances are you're stretching your hamstrings all wrong. From an early age, you were taught that touching your toes is the key to stretching your hams...

Why You Should Warm Up With the World's Greatest Stretch

The Worlds Greatest Stretch (WGS) is a legendary catch-all movement in the field of sports performance and fitness, and has been for a long time. It is...

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...

Relieve Tight Hips With the Deep Squat to Hamstring Stretch

The Lost Art of the Deep Squat When is the last time you practiced the squat pattern with full range of motion at the hips? Chances are it's been a...

How Yoga Keeps Jermaine Jones on Top of His Game

Jermaine Jones, a soccer star for the New England Revolution and the United States National Team, has built his career on being physical. A defensive ...

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