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a woman holding warrior 2
By Andrew Heffernan
Why stretching goes beyond just muscles.
two people hold extended child's pose
By Andrew Heffernan
Building flexibility doesn't have to be complicated.
a woman performs cat pose
By Andrew Heffernan
This new form of stretching can help close the gap between your passive and active range of motion.
a man holds tree pose
By Andrew Heffernan
If you're looking to take your joints and muscles through their full range of motion, try dynamic stretching.
close up of leg running up stairs
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Here are four moves to stretch and strengthen your lower legs to avoid pain, stiffness, and cramping.
a woman holds a side lunge
By Andrew Heffernan
The health benefits of static stretching depend on when you do it.
a man stretches his tricep muscles on a beach
By Andrew Heffernan
Here's the latest science on stretching. Plus, we have eight mobility exercises to help you build flexibility.
illustration of runners lunge
By Andrew Heffernan
These quick and simple moves may convince you to never skip the postworkout recovery period again.
A mother plays with her baby.
By Lauren Bedosky
Figuring out when and how to start exercising after having a baby is tricky — especially if you’re recovering from a C-section. Here are eight tips to consider.
A man resting from training by lake
By Alisa Bauman
Smart athletes understand the value of backing off once in a while. Here's why.
Hip stretch illustration
By Andrew Heffernan
Keep your hips happy and fit for a lifetime.
A woman exhausted from a workout
By Alisa Bauman
Here are four common ways your body is telling you it needs a break — plus, how to get back on track.
The-Recovery-Zone
By Alisa Bauman
You're willing to push yourself, even when it hurts. But do you know when to back off — and why? If not, it may be time to give your body a break.
hip joint on woman running
By Craig Cox
Apparently so — the older the better for joint replacement, according to recent research.
anatomy of hip muscles
By Lauren Bedosky
Hip problems can affect your lower back, knees, ankles, and feet. Here's why.
illustration woman performing hip bridge
By Lauren Bedosky
Our experts show us how to prevent and recover from hip issues with a series of simple moves.
woman exercising hips
By Lauren Bedosky
Improving strength and mobility in your hips can help alleviate pain and irritation while improving performance and quality of life.
qigong
By Nicole Radziszewski
This stress-busting routine harnesses movement and breath to open your mind and invigorate your body.
Amy Zellmer doing yoga
By Amy Zellmer
After suffering a traumatic brain injury, one woman spent years trying to recover. In the process, she became a nationwide advocate for TBI survivors.
Woman running
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Our fitness editor challenges the mindset of exercise as a way to "burn off" your last meal.
Woman in a sitting yoga pose
By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Find calm with these eight relaxing bedtime — or anytime — moves.
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