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Flexibility & Mobility
Stretch Yourself Strong: The FRC Stretching Workout
Tired of the same old stretching routine? Functional Range Conditioning can help you build flexibility, athleticism, and real-world strength in a whole new way.
LIFE, UNEDITED: Foam Rolling for Mobility and Function
Fresh off her flight to attend a fitness conference, our fitness editor shares tips for streamlining your at-home mobility practice.
How the Ancient Practice of Tai Chi Enhances Your Health
Whether recovering from an injury or making a first foray into fitness, folks of all ages have found that tai chi delivers dramatic results for body, mind and spirit.
Fitness Fix: Weak, Unstable Shoulder Blades
Try these three moves to help strengthen your scapulae.
6 Stretches for Sore Feet
Relieve foot pain with these six simple stretches.
Fitness Fix: Tight, Sore Feet
Do your feet feel tight? Relieve your tired feet with these two daily stretches.
The Workout: Prehab Your Body
Injury-proof yourself with these prehabilitation mobility moves.
Fitness Fix: Improve Your Hip Mobility
Exercises to improve hip mobility.
Fitness Fix: Improve Your Shoulder Mobility
2 exercises to improve your shoulder mobility.
Fitness Fix: Building Better Ankle Mobility
Think you can’t squat because of a bad back? Tight hips? Weak knees? You may want to look lower down in the kinetic chain — the problem may just be tight ankles.
How to Loosen Early-Morning Body Stiffness
Two stretching drills to help mitigate morning-movement woes.
8 Moves to Fix Computer Slouch
Tired of hunched shoulders, a sore back, and tight hips? These six moves are a great cure for the common computer slouch.
Expert Answers On Spine Rotation
Our fitness experts tackle your question on why it matters how you twist your spine during strength training.
Fitness Fix: How to Correct Computer Slouch
Two exercises to help undo damage of poor posture.
Can Yoga Make Me Too Flexible?
Expert answers on why yoga may cause hypermobility and loose joints.
Expert Answers: Stretching, Sauna Etiquette, and Hot Yoga
“Your Qs: On Stretching, Sauna Etiquette, and Hot Yoga”
How to Foam Roll Your IT Band
Is mysterious knee or hip pain curtailing your workouts? Tight iliotibial bands may be to blame. Phil Malloy, PT, a physical therapist based in Chicago, shares two exercises to help.
The Perfect Warm-Up
Here’s a cutting-edge, all-purpose body-priming routine you can crank out in 10 minutes flat.
How to Strengthen and Stretch Your Hip Flexors
Fitness expert Susan Bianchi shares the ultimate lengthener and strengthener for one of the tightest muscle groups in the body.
Fitness Fixes: How Do I Strengthen a Weak Lower Back?
Use loaded-carry exercises to build QL strength and break the “chain of pain.”
Everyday activities take a toll on our bodies, tightening our muscles and limiting our range of motion in potentially painful ways. This simple stretch routine can help undo the damage.