Flexibility Articles

Flexibility refers to the ability of a joint, such as a knee or shoulder, to move through its full range of motion—important for all athletes. Improving flexibility increases mobility for increased strength and speed, while reducing the risk of injury to muscles, ligaments and tendons. Common exercises for increasing flexibility include static stretching, dynamic warm-ups, yoga, massage therapy and foam rolling. In addition, performing functional exercises through their full range of motion improves overall flexibility. Improve your flexibility with the latest advice and routines from the nation's elite coaches and athletes.

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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...

Eddie George's Recovery Workout for Football Players

During his career in the NFL (1996-2004), Eddie George did things no other player did—because he trained in a way no other player trained. ...

Carey Price's Hockey Goalie Training Secret

What you are going to discover today relates to your hockey goalie training, but I bet it is something you have never before considered. Let me start by...

Eddie George's Secret to Staying Beastly

Although it's been more than a decade since Eddie George left professional football, his physique still looks fit enough to earn him a spot in an ...

Giancarlo Stanton's 4-Move Yoga Workout for Baseball Speed

Stanton say, "Yoga is great for strengthening your quads and opening up your hips. It stretches and strengthens all the important muscles in your...

How Yoga Keeps Giancarlo Stanton Swinging for the Fences

Despite missing most of the month of September due to injury, Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton led the National League in home runs (wit...

Kevin Love Lost 15 Pounds by Training at a High Altitude for a Month this Off-season

When we last saw Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love, his arm was getting yanked out of its socket by Boston's Kelly Olynyk in the first round ...

7 Yoga Poses Baseball Players Should Do In-Season

Giancarlo Stanton's power at the plate isn't due only to his powerful guns. He also regularly practices yoga, which helps keep him flexible and i...

Speed Up Your Recovery with this Full-Body Stretch Routine

Rest days are critical to maintaining your flexibility and range of motion. They are also important for recovery from a workout. To help speed up...

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...

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