Stretching Articles

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.

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5 Yoga-Inspired Stretches That Athletes Can Use to Improve Recovery

stretches recovery* delete Recovery is an essential component of any training program. Athletes of all levels need to make proper recovery part of their...

How to Build Arm Strength for Baseball: Throwing Drills

Throwing a baseball is the first skill players learns. But it's also where trouble starts. Surprisingly, what causes most game-time errors is not poor...

6 Upper-Back Stretches That Improve Mobility and Reduce Pain

6 ESSENTIAL UPPER BODY MOBILITY DRILLS If you are a trainer or coach then you will more than likely be pretty well versed about the role of the thoracic...

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...

Try This Simple Stretch Routine to Cool Down From a Workout

Everyone wants to be bigger, stronger, and faster... and more flexible. Okay, being flexible may not be at the top of most peoples' list. Stretching is...

5 Must-Do Mobility Exercises for Baseball Players

Over the course of a long season it is important to maintain proper shoulder mobility. The repetitiveness from throwing tightens up the shoulder and...

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...

A Complete Guide to the Hip Hinge

The hip hinge is a foundational movement pattern that is more relevant in this day and age than arguably any other pattern. Think about it: as you're...

5 Tips for Tackling Muscle Soreness

Muscle soreness happens to not only first time exercisers, but also athletes and regular exercisers if they significantly increase the intensity and/or...

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