Stretching

Too often overlooked and under appreciated, stretching is actually a very important aspect of training for any athlete. If incorporated into workouts, stretching has the ability to help speed up recovery and build muscle, as well as heal and prevent injuries. Turn to STACK for the perfect stretches needed to amp up your workout routine as well as guides on how to incorporate Pilates and yoga into your training plans.

Latest in Stretching

8 Strength Coaches Recommend the Top Stretches for Athletes

Mobility exercises and stretching are two often overlooked aspects of training that are very important to improving performance and movement quality....

By: John Papp

Tips for Relieving a Stiff Neck

Tips for Relieving Neck Stiffness from Sports, Exercise, or Other Causes By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Affecting athletes and non-athletes alike, awakening...

By: Jim Carpentier

The 7 Most Common Injuries in Sports and Training (and How to Avoid Them)

Sports and recreation are good ways to have fun while working out and staying in shape, but all it takes is one injury to keep you on the bench...

By: Anna Johansson

A Nighttime Stretch Routine for Athletes

Your body is feeling a bit banged up from a tough lift or brutal practice where your coach decided to spend some extra time on conditioning. Or maybe ...

By: Andy Haley

Use This Mental Hack to Improve Your Warm-Up

Utilization of a Reactive Maximal Effort Warm-up for Improving Movement Patterns I personally hear the term "movement pattern" on a daily basis, and in...

By: Sebastian Gonzales

Latest Videos in Stretching

STACK Sports Health: Stretch Before Bedtime to Recover Faster

This 10-minute routine will improve your flexibility and help you get a better night's sleep.

STACK Sports Health: The Best Stretches for Tight Quads

Use the Couch Stretch to relieve tight quads and fix hip mobility.

Improve Full-Body Flexibility With These Stretch Machine Exercises

The Gronk Fitness Stretch Machine allows athletes to stretch out their major muscle groups after a workout, ensuring a quality cool-down and enhanced recovery.

Arizona Shortstop Nick Ahmed's Hip Mobility Series

Arizona shortstop Nick Ahmed performs a two-exercise hip mobility series during an off-season workout to stay healthy at the end of an intense lower-body strength day. Ahmed performs Deep Squats and a Manual Hip Stretch to keep his hips mobile.

Warm-Up and Training Basics with L.A. Kings Matt Greene and Kyle Clifford

Go behind the scenes with pro hockey stars Matt Greene and Kyle Clifford to see their secrets for warming-up and staying in shape.