Posts Tagged ‘stretching’

Opinion: Don’t Let Anyone Force You Into a Split

Recently, a video of a cheerleading coach forcing a 13 year-old girl into a split has been making the rounds in the news, and I’ll start off by saying that it’s very hard to watch.   As this is happening, the young girl is audibly asking him to “please stop,” but she is unable to…

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Opinion: Why You’re "Pso" Overrated

In my time working with a lot of people who have or have had low back pain, the psoas muscle has always been brought up as the cause of their pain. It has been blamed by everyone from previous trainers, to chiropractors, to massage therapists.  On the surface, the reasoning for this is straightforward and…

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How to Build an Efficient and Effective Warm-up

It’s time to change the way we’ve been warming up for our workouts. Here’s how to make them more efficient and worthwhile, part 2!  In a previous blog, I discussed at length about whether or not your warm-up matters. These days, it seems as if many people spend way too long on the foam roller,…

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Does Your Warm-up Matter?

It’s time to change the way we’ve been warming up for our workouts. Here’s how to make them more efficient and worthwhile.  When it comes to warming up, I’ve noticed a couple of things: Long, drawn out warm-ups in which people are trying to mobilize every joint in existence. People lying on the floor with…

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Coming Soon to NYC: Kinstretch at Halevy Life

Over the past few weeks here, we’ve written about many things pertinent to our belief in proper training practices backed by #science. Two of perhaps the most popular posts in this time frame were about the Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) system created by Dr. Andreo Spina.  You can find them both below: Why You Should…

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Why You Should Flex #everydamnday for Mobility Gains: Part 2

Today, Dan and I will round out our two-part blog about FRC. Hopefully, you guys enjoyed the first one! If you haven’t read the first part, we’d highly recommend doing so: Why You Should Flex #everydamnday for Mobility Gains: Part 1. Now that we’re all caught up, without further ado, here’s Part 2. Picking Up Where…

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Why You Should Flex #everydamnday for Mobility Gains

Today, I’m excited to share the blogging stage with fellow Staff Coach and Director of Programming, Dan Cerone. Enjoy this absolute beast of an article we put together about FRC, a ground-breaking system we’ve recently been implementing in our coaching practice, and be sure to let us know what you think! A Quick Intro On…

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