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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The Pre-Round Routine That's Helped Henrik Stenson Become the World's Most Accurate Golfer

Henrik Stenson is relentlessly consistent. Over the course of a tournament, many of his competitors will spray shots into danger zones and put up t...

6 Everyday Stretches for People Who Sit Too Much

Everyday stretches for anyone who sits for a living or sits too much at home. Sitting is the new smoking. Sitting for eight hours a day can be just as...

Pre-Workout Static Stretching Can Sabotage Your Strength and Muscle Gains

Stretching can play an important role in athletic development. Maintaining normal, controlled range of motion is essential to feeling healthy, perform...

9 Unique Ways You Can Use a Foam Roller to Become a Better Athlete

A foam roller has an extremely boring job. It usually lays somewhere in the corner of a fitness facility or weight room, waiting for you to pick it...

Why Isometric Strength Exercises Are Perfect for Very Young Athletes

Strength training for young athletes is a very popular subject right now. Teaching an athlete the importance and value of strength training from a ...

Recovery Workouts Will Take Your Training Results to the Next Level

What do you do when you have been training hard and wake up one morning feeling like you just got hit by a truck? Well, the last thing you probably...

Coaches Can Use These 2 Methods to Greatly Improve the Effectiveness ofTeam Warm-Ups

If you're reading this, you're likely a coach who works in a team sport. With that, allow me to ask you a few simple questions. What are you doing ...

Car Fit: 4 Exercises for Your Next Road Trip

With camps, tournaments, showcases, college visits and everything else, youth athletes can spend a ton of time on the road. While this travel time ...

Play Your Best With This 3-Exercise Basketball Warm-Up

For as much time and energy basketball players put into honing their games, few realize the impact a proper warm-up can have on their performance. ...

3 Exercises to Finally Fix Your Tight Hip Flexors for Good

Tight hip flexors are a common complaint heard from athletes across all sports. Could it be from sitting in a desk for 8-plus hours a day if they are ...

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