Tag: Stretching


Stretching is the bridge between a sedentary and an active life The best martial artists all have something in common – they are insanely flexible and if you want to get the very best out of your training, this is something you will need to work on. Being rigid or inflexible and attempting a dramatic […]

Eight Hip Stretches That Counter the Effects of Sitting All Day

Tight hips are extremely common, especially since most of us spend our days sitting, sitting, and sitting some more. This tightens the hip flexors and makes it difficult to get the most out of this incredibly important joint. You and I probably spend too much time sitting. Excessive sitting makes our hips very tight.  Which in […]

10 tips for safe stretching

Stretch for 10 minutes every day. Regular stretching improves your balance, strength and flexibility. Get advice to avoid injury. Check with your doctor or health professional before stretching if you have an injury, are unsure of how to stretch properly or have had a previous injury. Warm up your muscles before stretching. Try 10 minutes […]

Anatomy of Stretching

I upload 20 pictures here: Trust me, I’m Sensei – Anatomy of Stretching Whether you’re a chronic sitter, a daily exerciser, or a weekend warrior, you probably know stretching is a critical habit. By sending blood flow to your muscles and helping your joints move through their full range of motion, stretching improves your posture and […]

34 Pictures To See Which Muscle You’re Stretching

In 2015 my karate friends and I created page “Trust me, I’m Sensei” and our most successful post of the year was exactly that album of pictures about stretching. Here is article from Lifehack that can help you a lot about your flexibility. Whether you’re a chronic sitter, a daily exerciser, or a weekend warrior, […]

Improve your flexibility and mobility

Have you ever wondered how to improve your flexibility and mobility? Even if you don’t consider yourself flexible, daily stretches can help you to kick higher. Muscle flexibility is the ability of a muscle to lengthen and allow joints to move through a range of motion. There is some debate about the effectiveness of stretching, […]