Are you breathing properly? Most people aren’t…

Proper breathing is essential for good flexibility. Not to mention good health. But most people have no idea that they're breathing the wrong way. Here's what I mean... Go ahead and take a big, deep breath in: As deep as you can. Now let me guess... Your shoulders...

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Coffee is BAD for Flexibility and Soft-Tissue Injuries

I normally avoid giving diet or nutrition advice (it's not my area of expertise). But lately I've had a few inquiries from people who seem to be doing everything right but can't improve their flexibility, or can't get rid of those nagging little injuries. And while I...

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Dude, where’s your accent from?

I was in Chicago a while back: Standing on a street corner with a map of the downtown area in one hand, and looking around to see where I was. When a group of young teenagers came up to me and asked if they could look at my map. (Apparently I wasn't the only one who...

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Video Stretching Routine for Surfing

If you include surfing as part of your regular fitness regimen you need to incorporate a balanced, well-rounded stretching routine to keep your muscles loose, supple and pain free. You can download this free 10 minute stretching routine (right-click and choose Save...

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The Current Research on Stretching is Flawed

A few weeks ago, I published an article titled, Proper Stretching, with the subheading, That's NOT How You Use Stretching. And in that article, I made the comment that some of the research on stretching and flexibility is flawed, and that drew a couple of comments....

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Video Stretching Routine for Basketball

If you include basketball as part of your regular fitness regimen you need to incorporate a balanced, well-rounded stretching routine to keep your muscles loose, supple and pain free. You can download this free 10 minute stretching routine (right-click and choose Save...

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Video Stretching Routine for Softball

If you include softball as part of your regular fitness regimen you need to incorporate a balanced, well-rounded stretching routine to keep your muscles loose, supple and pain free. You can download this free 10 minute stretching routine (right-click and choose Save...

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Welcome to the all new StretchCoach.com

It's been nearly 3 years since I last updated my website, so I figured it was time to re-brand with a new, mobile friendly site. I've kept all the same great info and products; just given the website an updated, easy-to-use, look and feel. I've got a lot of things...

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Video Stretching Routine for Gridiron

If you include gridiron as part of your regular fitness regimen you need to incorporate a balanced, well-rounded stretching routine to keep your muscles loose, supple and pain free. You can download this free 10 minute stretching routine (right-click and choose Save...

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