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10-Day Transformation for Runners

Novice or veteran, you’ll take to running (even more) with these moves.

The Best Rest

Recovery means more than a day off from the gym.

10 Christmas Morning Stretches for the Whole Family

Start the holidays with a healthy mind and body. The holidays are the perfect time to get together with family, indulge in a good meal...

24 Easy Investments in Better Health

What’s health got to do with retirement investments? Well, it turns out, a lot.

Three Ways to Spend Your Rest Days

Your body needs to recover, but you don’t want to spend rest days as a couch potato. Your body requires rest. And while it’s not...

The Great Yogic Stretch

Reset your body and mind with deep, intense stretching.

Five Running Recovery Mistakes You Could Be Making

You buy the right shoes and create a killer training plan with plenty of built-in “days off.” But, if that’s the only way you...

To stretch or not to stretch?

There’s an ongoing debate in fitness in recent years about whether you should stretch before or after exercise. It’s a conversation with surprising historical...

Techniques for Effective Self-Care

Learn Jill Miller's techniques now, for a better workout or less pain, tomorrow.

Workout: Stretch Challenge

Cassey Ho, fitness star and creator of Blogilates, believes in stretching herself. Despite earning a biology degree with honors and bound for a career...

Fascia and the Shape of Things to Come

Biotensegrity is the balance of compression forces (from bones) and tension forces (from fascia) within our bodies that make us greater than the sum...

Fascia, Unwrapped

There’s a lot of buzz about fascia out there. You may have heard about myofascial release with foam rollers, myofascial therapies (like Rolfing) or...

Does Stretching Get Results?

Instant. The fitness holy grail. We hear miracle diet, insta-slim pills and six-pack abs in six weeks—and the clincher: scientifically proven. It’s hard to resist...

Warm-up: Dynamic Flexibility

We stretched our definition of flexibility to include the concept of dynamic flexibility—controlled movement through a joint’s range of motion. This time, we present...

Stretch Your Definition of Flexibility

When you think flexibility, images of ballerinas, gymnasts and yogis probably spring to mind. But flexibility isn’t just for those who are, um, bendy....

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