Entries by StretchSPOT

6 Reasons Your Back Is Killing You

Nothing disrupts an otherwise productive day like persistent back pain. Even mundane tasks — sitting at your desk, getting groceries, playing with your dog — become difficult. The small area aching dully casts a huge shadow over your daily life. About 16 million American adults have to limit their activities because of persistent or chronic […]

5 Reasons You Should Stretch If You Play Golf

When you play golf, you tend to work out every part of your body. Your upper body, arms, and shoulders have to be in good condition to power through swings. Your hips and back have to be in good form to ensure stability and coordination. Your legs have to be strong enough to make those […]

The Big Benefits of Stretch

In a nut shell, stretching is great for you! But you knew that right? Check out the reasons to get some kind of stretching into your life…   1. Stretching Reduces Pain Tight muscles cause pain! They cause parts of the body to be pulled in the wrong directions, example, tight hamstrings can cause the […]

Supplements for Healthy Joints

There are tons of ways to help yourself maintain flexibility and balance in life! Exercising, eating the right foods, getting enough rest, stretching out, and practicing meditation are all good methods if flexibility is your goal. Another way to help your body is with vitamins. Below are three supplements we think will help you on […]

Recovering from HIIT Training: Five Important Reminders

There are many benefits to doing High-Intensity Interval Training or HIIT. At least one study proves that an exercise regimen composed of short bursts of high-intensity exercise with a post-exercise recovery period can improve your heart health, lower cholesterol, stabilize sugar levels, reduce fat and increase muscle mass. But to fully reap the benefits of […]

4 Ways Drinking Water Makes You More Flexible

That’s right, drinking water makes you more flexible folks. FACT! Read below to see how and why… 1. Hydrated Muscles are Flexible Muscles The human body is made up of 70% water, which means the muscles are also 70% water. When you’re dehydrated, muscles are dehydrated too and they will not extend and contract in […]

Cost Effective and Convenient Daily Health Hacks

By Jennifer McGregor Do you avoid healthy habits because they seem like too much trouble or because they’re too expensive? Actually, living healthy doesn’t have to cost a lot of money or disrupt your busy schedule – self-care can be convenient and cost-effective. Here are a few ideas for working healthy habits into your everyday […]