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Stretching & Flexibility Articles

  1. Proper Stretching – Is there any such thing? Will we ever come to a place where we have some definite guidelines for stretching properly? I believe we will, and here’s why…
  2. Stretching for Chronic Pain: Reduce Your Chronic Pain by Avoiding These 3 Stretching Mistakes
  3. Dynamic Stretching Explained: What is it? How do you do it? And does it really live up to the hype?
  4. How Does Stretching Prevent Sports Injury?: The truth about how stretching (flexibility training) really prevents sports injuries.
  5. How to do the Splits: 10 tips for achieving the splits without injury or pain.
  6. Improve Your Flexibility: 4 tips for improving your flexibility when you think you can’t improve your flexibility.
  7. How to Stretch, When to Stretch and Stretching Properly: Answers to common stretching questions to make sure you’re stretching properly.
  8. Stretching and Muscle Fascia: What is muscle fascia and how does it affect your flexibility and the way you stretch?
  9. Stretching for Performance: Regular stretching increases force and power, and improves running speed.
  10. Stretching Muscles Makes Them Stronger: Residual force enhancement and muscle stretching and contraction.
  11. Dynamic Warm Up Guidelines: Dynamic exercise offers a more beneficial warm up procedure.
  12. Stretching and Flexibility Defined: What is stretching? What is flexibility? And how do we define the different types of stretching and flexibility?
  13. Stretching Guidelines – AUDIO: Safe stretching tips to help you get the most out of your time spent stretching.
  14. Warm up Stretching Tips – AUDIO: Myths and misconceptions about how to use stretching in the warm up, plus the latest stretching research.
  15. Best Stretch, Better Stretch – AUDIO: How to choose the best stretch for your needs, plus 6 tips on how to get a better stretch.
  16. Top 10 Best Stretching and Flexibility Books Ever Written: See what books The Stretching Institute refers to for everything there is to know about stretching.
  17. Understanding the Stretch Reflex (or Myotatic Reflex): What is the Stretch Reflex and how can you use it to improve your flexibility?
  18. Pre-exercise Stretching and Performance: Research offers insight into flexibility, function and the pros and cons of stretching prior to activity.
  19. Stretching May Offer Extended Benefits: Study shows gains in strength and endurance, but best timing still debated.
  20. Stretching and Muscle Growth: How Stretching Can Explode Your Muscle Growth.
  21. The Static Stretching Renaissance: When and how to use static stretching for the warm-up.
  22. Stretching at your Desk or Computer: Relieve tension and pain with these simple stretching exercises.
  23. Stretching for Injury Rehabilitation: Speed up Your Recovery with the right type of Stretching.
  24. Good Stretch? Bad Stretch?: How to decide for yourself.
  25. PNF Stretching Explained: Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation.
  26. Cool Down Stretching Exercises: Learn how to Cool Down properly to recover faster & avoid injury.
  27. Warm Up Activities & Stretching Exercises: Warm up properly, and reduce the risk of sports injury!

 

Stretching Videos for Muscle Groups

 

Stretching Videos for Sports

 

Sports Injury Management Articles

  1. Day-by-Day Treatment Diary of an Ankle Sprain Injury: The exact step-by-step treatment I personally used to completely heal a common ankle sprain injury.
  2. Sports Massage for Recovery, Injury Rehab and Better Performance: The Benefits, Types and Uses of Sports Massage Therapy
  3. How To Speed Up Recovery and Heal Quickly: Got an injury? 13 tips to speed up recovery and get you back in the game as quickly as possible.
  4. How Does Stretching Prevent Sports Injury?: The truth about how stretching (flexibility training) really prevents sports injuries.
  5. Sore Muscles and Sore Muscle Treatment: Find the right sore muscle treatment to get relief from your sore muscles.
  6. Active Rehabilitation: The final hurdle to a complete recovery!
  7. Pulled Muscles, Scar Tissue and Re-Injury: How does scar tissue affect recovery and re-injury of pulled muscles and sports injury?
  8. The FITT Principle: Frequency, Intensity, Time, Type… and how they relate to Injury Prevention.
  9. Overtraining: Not giving your body the rest it needs may lead to a sports injury disaster!
  10. Treatment for pulled muscles and Sports Injuries: Three part guide to Cutting Your Recovery Time by Days, if not Weeks!

 

Strength & Conditioning Articles

  1. Core Stability and Core Exercises for Injury Prevention: Learn how to maximize your Core Stability and prevent sports injury.
  2. Plyometrics, Plyometric Workouts and Plyometric Exercises: Use Plyometric Exercises to develop maximum power and strength for your favorite sport.
  3. Circuit Training and Circuit Training Routines: Add circuit training for a well-rounded exercise program.
  4. Interval Training and High Intensity Training: Looking for an interval training program to accelerate your fitness training?
  5. Cross Training for Injury Prevention: What is Cross Training? And how does Cross Training prevent sports injury.
  6. Strength Training and Strength Exercises for Injury Prevention: What is Strenth Training? And how does Strenth Training prevent sports injury.
  7. What’s a Foam Roller?: What will a foam roller do for me? And how would I use a foam roller?
  8. Active Rehabilitation: The final hurdle to a complete recovery!
  9. Aerobic Water Exercise & Aquatic Therapy: A superb form of exercise for injury rehabilitation and maintaining fitness!

 

Sport Specific Articles

  1. Robbie McEwen Interview: Former yellow jersey wearer and triple winner of the Tour de France’s green jersey sprinters’ competition, Robbie McEwen, talks racing, training and what it takes to be a pro cyclist.
  2. Table Tennis Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with table tennis injuries.
  3. Water Polo Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with water polo injuries.
  4. Sailing Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with sailing injuries.
  5. Triathlon Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with triathlon injuries.
  6. Roller Derby Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with roller derby injuries.
  7. Snowboarding Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with snowboarding injuries for good.
  8. Running Form: Improve your functional strength and muscle elasticity for better running.
  9. Motocross Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with motocross injuries for good.
  10. Ice Skating Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with ice skating injuries for good.
  11. Mountain Biking Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with mountain biking injuries for good.
  12. Ballet Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with ballet injuries for good.
  13. Ballroom Dancing Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with ballroom dancing injuries for good.
  14. Rock Climbing Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with rock climbing injuries for good.
  15. Snow Skiing Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with snow skiing injuries for good.
  16. Tenpin Bowling Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your game and do away with tenpin bowling injuries for good.
  17. Horse Riding Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with horse riding injuries for good.
  18. Lacrosse Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your game and do away with lacrosse injuries for good.
  19. Kickboxing Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with kickboxing injuries for good.
  20. Archery Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with archery injuries for good.
  21. Windsurfing Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with windsurfing injuries for good.
  22. Badminton Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with badminton injuries for good.
  23. Walking Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with walking injuries for good.
  24. Wrestling Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with wrestling injuries for good.
  25. Squash Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with squash injuries for good.
  26. Surfing Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with surfing injuries for good.
  27. Rugby Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with rugby injuries for good.
  28. Cheerleading Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with cheerleading injuries for good.
  29. Volleyball Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your game and do away with volleyball injuries for good.
  30. Gymnastics Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with gymnastics injuries for good.
  31. Boxing Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with boxing injuries for good.
  32. Rowing and Kayaking Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with rowing and kayaking injuries for good.
  33. Gridiron Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your game and do away with gridiron injuries for good.
  34. Netball Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your game and do away with netball injuries for good.
  35. Cycling Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with cycling injuries for good.
  36. Martial Arts Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with martial arts injuries for good.
  37. Cricket Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your game and do away with cricket injuries for good.
  38. Hockey Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your game and do away with hockey injuries for good.
  39. Softball Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your game and do away with softball injuries for good.
  40. Basketball Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your game and do away with basketball injuries for good.
  41. Soccer Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your game and do away with soccer injuries for good.
  42. Baseball Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your game and do away with baseball injuries for good.
  43. Golf Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your game and do away with golf injuries for good.
  44. Tennis Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your game and do away with tennis injuries for good.
  45. Running Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with running injuries for good.
  46. Swimming Stretches and Flexibility Exercises: Improve your performance and do away with swimming injuries for good.
  47. Throwers Elbow: A Guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Throwers Elbow!
  48. Golfers Elbow, Elbow Tendinitis & Elbow Pain: A Guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Golfers Elbow!
  49. Tennis Elbow: A Guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Tennis Elbow!

 

General Injury Articles

  1. Bruises and Muscle Contusions: Can Stretching Speed-Up the Recovery Process?
  2. Repetitive Strain Injury: Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention.
  3. Stress Fractures: Prevention and Treatment for Stress Fractures.
  4. Fibromyalgia: Relief from Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
  5. Osteoarthritis: Eight Tips to Beat Your Osteoarthritis!
  6. Heat Injuries, Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke: Tips for Training & Playing in the Heat.
  7. Bursitis: Prevention & Treatment Strategies for Bursitis.
  8. Muscle Cramp & Spasm: Causes, Prevention and Treatment!

 

Sports Injury Articles for the Head, Neck & Trunk

  1. Hamstring Stretches to help the Lower Back: Learn how stretching the hamstrings can relieve lower back pain.
  2. Treating Scoliosis and Abnormal Curvature of the Spine: Learn the causes of Scoliosis and how to treat it effectively.
  3. Hernia Prevention and Hernia Treatment: Learn the causes behind Hernia, plus the different Types and the Anatomy Involved.
  4. Sciatica and Sciatic Nerve Pain Treatment: Find out what’s causing your Sciatica and which treatment is going to be the most effective for you.
  5. Back Pain Treatment and Prevention: Learn how to Recognize Back Pain and Treat it Effectively.
  6. Side Stitches: Causes, Prevention and Treatment!
  7. Rehabilitation for a Healthy Back: Rehabilitation guidelines for getting your back, back to its best.

 

Sports Injury Articles for the Chest, Shoulders & Arms

  1. Treating and Preventing DeQuervain’s Syndrome: What is DeQuervain’s Syndrome and what can you do to find relief?
  2. Separated Shoulder and AC Joint Injury: Discover the causes behind a Separated Shoulder, plus the correct treatment and prevention strategies.
  3. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Prevention and Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
  4. Frozen Shoulder: Prevention & Treatment Strategies for Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis).
  5. Throwers Elbow: A Guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Throwers Elbow!
  6. Golfers Elbow, Elbow Tendinitis & Elbow Pain: A Guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Golfers Elbow!
  7. Tennis Elbow: A Guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Tennis Elbow!
  8. Rotator Cuff Injuries: A Guide for the Treatment and Prevention of Shoulder Injuries!

 

Sports Injury Articles for the Hips, Groin & Thigh

  1. Hamstring Stretches to help the Lower Back: Learn how stretching the hamstrings can relieve lower back pain.
  2. Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Dysfunction: Relief from, and treatment for, Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Dysfunction.
  3. Stress Fractures: Prevention and Treatment for Stress Fractures.
  4. Osteitis Pubis: Inflammation of the cartilage disc in the pubic bone.
  5. Iliopsoas Tendinitis and Iliopsoas Syndrome: How to fix inflammation or strain of the Iliopsoas muscle.
  6. Piriformis Syndrome: …and Effective Piriformis Stretches.
  7. Groin Pain and Groin Pull Injury: A Guide for the Treatment & Prevention of Groin Injuries!
  8. Knee Pain and Illiotibial Band Syndrome: A guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Knee Injuries and ITB Syndrome!
  9. Hamstring Stretches and Hamstring Injury Treatment: Discover the Causes behind Hamstring Injury, and what you can do to Treat it and Prevent it.

 

Sports Injury Articles for the Knees

  1. Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: Causes and Remedies including Specific Stretching Exercises.
  2. Osgood Schlatter’s Disease: Prevention, Treatment and Management of Osgood Schlatter’s Disease.
  3. Patella and Kneecap Pain – Chondromalacia and Runner’s Knee: Learn how to Prevent and Treat Patella and Kneecap Pain.
  4. Meniscus Tear & Torn Knee Cartilage: Prevention & Treatment for Knee Pain, Torn Knee Cartilage and Meniscus Tear.
  5. ACL Injuries & Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rehabilitation: ACL Injury – Causes, Prevention and Treatment.
  6. Knee Pain & Medial Collateral Ligament Sprain: Causes, Prevention and Treatment!
  7. Patellar Tendinitis – Jumper’s Knee: Causes, Prevention and Treatment!
  8. Knee Pain and Illiotibial Band Syndrome: A guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Knee Injuries and ITB Syndrome!

 

Sports Injury Articles for the Lower Leg & Foot

  1. Day-by-Day Treatment Diary of an Ankle Sprain Injury: The exact step-by-step treatment I personally used to completely heal a common ankle sprain injury.
  2. Ankle Synovitis Prevention and Treatment: Learn what Ankle Synovitis is; what causes it; plus correct prevention and treatment strategies.
  3. Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome: Discover the causes behind Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome plus the correct treatment and prevention strategies.
  4. Morton’s Neuroma / Morton’s Syndrome: Anatomy, Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention.
  5. Plantar Fasciitis and Plantar Fasciitis Stretches: Learn the causes behind Plantar Fasciitis, plus how to treat it quickly and effectively.
  6. Compartment Syndrome: Types, Causes, Signs and Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention.
  7. Stress Fractures: Prevention and Treatment for Stress Fractures.
  8. Achilles Tendinitis and Achilles Tendon Injury: Three part article on Prevention & Treatment Strategies for Achilles Injury.
  9. Pronation, Supination: …and choosing the right footwear.
  10. Ankle Injuries, Ankle Pain & Sprained Ankle Treatment: Three part guide for the Prevention and Treatment of Ankle Injuries.
  11. Shin Splints and Shin Splints Treatment: Learn the causes behind Shin Splints, their treatment and prevention.

 

Top 10 Most Popular Articles

  1. Shin Splints and Shin Splints Treatment: Learn the causes behind Shin Splints, their treatment and prevention.
  2. Rotator Cuff Injuries: A Guide for the Treatment and Prevention of Shoulder Injuries!
  3. Knee Pain and Illiotibial Band Syndrome: A guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Knee Injuries and ITB Syndrome!
  4. Warm Up Activities & Stretching Exercises: Warm up properly, and reduce the risk of sports injury!
  5. Piriformis Syndrome: …and Effective Piriformis Stretches.
  6. Iliopsoas Tendinitis and Iliopsoas Syndrome: How to fix inflammation or strain of the Iliopsoas muscle.
  7. Pronation, Supination: …and choosing the right footwear.
  8. Meniscus Tear & Torn Knee Cartilage: Prevention & Treatment for Knee Pain, Torn Knee Cartilage and Meniscus Tear.
  9. Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Dysfunction: Relief from, and treatment for, Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Dysfunction.
  10. Hamstring Stretches and Hamstring Injury Treatment: Discover the Causes behind Hamstring Injury, and what you can do to Treat it and Prevent it.

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