Stretches for Tight Hip Flexors
Jul02

Stretches for Tight Hip Flexors

Leg day is my favorite day. My upper body doesn’t take much to stay in pretty good shape, but my lower body is a different story. (Thanks, genetics!) After all of those hard leg days, my right hip started to cramp and hurt at night and that’s when I realized…stretching is important. Tight hip flexors can bring many problems, including terrible back pain and mobility issues. Even if you are an active person, your hip...

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Breathe In, Breathe Out
May09

Breathe In, Breathe Out

I’m a fit momma. I am. I admit it. I am fit. I am a momma. I’m one of those people that like to workout. I like to eat healthy. I also like being a momma (most of the time). If that makes me weird, then I am all kinds of crazy, because I really love it. However…years of going hard at the gym, at work, and at “mom-ing” have taken their toll. Recently, I have had to…ahem…start stretching. This...

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This Magic Hangover Cure Is What You Need
Apr07

This Magic Hangover Cure Is What You Need

Sometimes – sometimes – we may have a bit too much wine on our rare Girls Night Out and feel like crap the next morning. You know the drill, right? The whatwasIthinkingnowI’mgonnadie morning after. How do you get over a hangover? We weren’t sure – until we found this yoga flow. Nike Master Trainer Traci Copeland has a flow full of twists, inversions, and movement-fueled detoxification so you can wring the...

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6 Stretches to Warm You Up On Cold Mornings
Dec06

6 Stretches to Warm You Up On Cold Mornings

A lot of people believe that any stretching is helpful in some way, but the reality is, the wrong type of stretching can be harmful and actually work against you. When the temperatures drop, our muscles may need a little extra movement to get fully awake. Try these 6 stretches to warm you up – like coffee for your body. Read the full article here. Foam rolling It’s like a deep-tissue massage, and the slow rolls help the body to...

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4 Simple Stretches That Feel Amazing
Nov16

4 Simple Stretches That Feel Amazing

Improve your flexibility with just a simple stretch? Yes! Flexibility is an essential building block for strong, balanced, healthy muscles in and out of the gym because it will help improve your range of motion making exercises more effective and help reduce your chance of injury. Of course, as with all exercise, consult with your doctor first (particularly if you have a specific injury), and always stop if you feel sharp pain. With...

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