Lunch Break! 3 Hip Stretches to Win the Day

GymnasticBodies addresses all of the muscles in the complex hip and shoulder joints, to assure a full range of motion and greater protection against injury.

It’s not hard to admit that there are days where we often go all morning without even leaving a chair. It’s so easy to get carried away with the to-do list that it’s tough to remember to move around. Long sitting days may be inevitable, but at the very least, everyone should try to use

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A Quick and Easy Fix For Tight Adductors

GymnasticBodies exercises balance larger muscle building with stabilizing muscles that create a systemically healthy athlete.

Having tight and restricted hips is an issue many adults experience in our modern world; desk jobs, hours of sitting, driving or remaining in one position keep us from experiencing full daily mobility. But what many of us don’t think about, is that much of this restriction is actually coming from the groin and inner

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Travel Sized Stretches For Road Trips

Female GymnasticBodies athlete stretching out tight muscles during her road trip.

Seat belt: CHECK! Mirrors: CHECK! Fuel in the tank: CHECK! Your vehicle is ready to hit the road. But, are you? Most of us travel long distances on interstates and highways, which offer vast – and seemingly endless – miles of concrete lined in yellow and white; breeding perfect conditions for tight and achy muscles.

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Rejuvenate Your Lower Back With These Stretches

GymnasticBodies curriculum can help rejuvenate your back.

Whether you spend most of your day sitting in an office chair or performing hard labor, it can really take a toll on your lower back. While quitting your job isn’t advisable (you’ve got bills to pay, after all) you still have options when it comes to maintaining the health and longevity of your spine.

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Easy Neck Stretches to Keep Your Posture On Point

GymnasticBodies female athlete demonstrates a neck and trap stretch.

There’s a popular saying that goes a little something like this: “Wherever the head goes, the body follows.” Mind you, the average human head weighs anywhere from 10-11 pounds, and after a long day at the office that can VERY easily feel like it’s doubling — or even tripling — in weight. That’s like balancing

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Desk Job Got You Feeling like a Zombie? Find Relief and Strength Through Weighted Mobility

GymnasticBodies female athletes demonstrates the difference between shoulder extension flexibility and shoulder flexion mobility.

Bend til’ you break – yes – your personal records that is! In the world of active and passive stretching, which holds more weight in your stretching routine? Adding a little iron, pure body weight, or a combination? These are great questions, and we’ve got some answers. Tight, hunched over, computer-whipped zombies are running rampant

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Balance Strength and Flexibility Like a Boss

GymnasticBodies athlete demonstrates a hip and oblique stretch from the stretch series.

Wouldn’t it be nice to have the ability to live life unrestricted? Imagine having the freedom to perform in any physical endeavor in sports or everyday life. To have the strength of an ox, while staying supple like a leopard. Yes, it would be nice. And this can all be yours with the right approach

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The When and Why of Incorporating Stretching Into Your Routine

GymnasticBodies female athlete demonstrates a beginning thoracic stretch, the twisting bear.

If we had a nickel for every time we’ve been asked this question...Well, let’s just say we’d have A LOT of nickels. If you are one of many who is interested in learning the most cutting-edge methods to prevent injury and improve your quality of life, then here is how you do it. We’ve got

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Waging War Against the Desk: Your Secret Weapon

GymnasticBodies female athlete demonstrates hamstring and calf flexibility with a standing pancake.

Although magic bullets don’t exist, in the war against desk jobs, flexibility training can reverse many years of abuse and damage. Stretching is the office warrior’s iron-plated armor! It’s amazing what a few minutes a week can cure: chronic pain, poor posture, low energy, and, of course, stiff or achy muscles! The effect is cumulative.

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Relieve Stubborn Hamstring Tightness in Just 5 Minutes

GymnasticBodies athlete demonstrates hamstring flexibility with a seated pike stretch.

It’s hard to believe that in less time than it takes to brew your morning cup of joe, you can put those stiff and steely hamstrings to ease. What more could you ask from your morning routine? Try this quick and easy routine to alleviate that, oh so annoying tightness running down the back of

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