11 Seated Stretches for Upper Back Pain

We are often unaware that the things we do everyday (without much thought) could increase our risk of developing upper back pain later on in our lives. Back and neck pain are often caused by lifestyle factors such as our posture, how we sit, stand, move and lift objects. When Read more

10 Simple Quad Stretches to Relieve Pain and Soreness

If you’ve done a workout with lots of explosive movements, hiking, running, cycling.. your quad muscles will likely be quite sore for the next few days. Performing quad stretches will help relieve pain and soreness so that you can quickly get back on track with your next workout. 10 Best Read more

5 Easy and Effective Hamstring Stretches

“Touching your toes” is commonly used as a quick test for hamstring flexibility. It’s easy to know whether you can do it or not. I used to avoid touching my toes because I knew that I was inflexible. I just didn’t know, at the time, that that was something I Read more

Best Foam Rolling Exercises for Beginners

There was a time when I didn’t entirely understand why people used foam rollers. The thing I actually needed to understand was why it worked and how foam rolling correctly would make my workouts a lot more effective. If someone had told it to me like that – I would Read more

6 Easy Ways to Make Exercise a Habit

A lot of people find it difficult to form an exercise habit and stick to it. Thankfully, there are strategies that make it easier to turn exercise into a habit that you can stick to. I’ve worked out six to seven times a week consistently for over 6 years. When Read more

Best Foam Rolling Exercises for Tight Calves

The calf is made out of two muscle groups: the Gastrocnemius and the Soleus. The Achilles Tendon is a fibrous tissue that connects the calf muscles to the heel bone. Your calf muscles are likely stiff and you might not know it. Foam rolling helps to break down tightness and Read more

Easy Calf Stretch Routine for Muscle Tightness

The calf muscles (Gastrocnemius and Soleus) are located at the back of the leg just below the knee. When you are walking, your foot flexes and your calf muscles stretch to allow the balls of your feet to plant on the ground. This motion is important for performing dynamic exercises Read more

My Front Splits Journey (5 Month Progression)

November 2017, I started stretching consistently for my front splits. I promised myself to stretch every night for one hour until I got my splits. About five months and 150 hours later.. I got my splits on both sides! Read more to learn about my front splits journey. Background I Read more

7 Effective Stretching Tips to get your Front Splits Fast

I began my front splits journey in November 2017. Within 5 months, I got my splits! I had two goals in mind when I started: 1) to show myself that it’s possible for anyone to become flexible and 2) to see how quickly I could get there by learning how Read more