Stretching

Stretches To Make Your Back Pain Go Away

Jen Barton | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It seems like all of us have suffered from back pain at one time or another, so we can all agree on one thing: it’s a real pain. When your fitness r...

How 10 Minutes Of Yoga Each Day Could 'Ease Menopause Symptoms'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Stretching for just 10 minutes a day could help ease symptoms of menopause and even depression, a study has found. Among women who stretched for 10 m...

Injury-Free Running: The Golden Secret You Need to Know

Bill Coles | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Bill Coles

For myself, I'd been running for well over a decade before I first came across the Golden Secret five years ago. I was training for the Marathon des Sables, in the Sahara, and one of the absolute keys to finishing this extraordinary race is to stay injury-free.

3 Yoga Stretches For Desk-Sitters And Slouchers

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It's easy to sit hunched over your desk all day, glaring at the computer screen and typing frantically. But it's never good news for your posture. ...

Dancers Warned Against Copying 'Dangerous' Online Stretching Tutorials

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Young and inexperienced dancers are being urged not to copy over-stretching exercises they see online, following an increase in injuries that could ru...

Yes You Are Flexible Enough for Yoga

Katie Leach | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Leach

The most common response when I say to people that I'm a yoga teacher and that they should try it sometime is that "I'm just not flexible enough to do yoga". I love the analogy I recently saw comparing it to saying that you're too dirty to take a shower.

Hard Day? These Yoga Stretches Will Help You De-Stress In No Time

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 08.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When you're stressed out and wound up, yoga can help you to unwind - both physically and mentally. This flowing routine is suitable for everyone f...

Could Partner Stretching Really Iron Out You Aches And Pains?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

I'm 26 years old going on 60. I make "oof" noises when I stand up after sitting down for a long time. I have creaky hips, achy joints and in winter I ...

Train for a Marathon in Three Days Flat - The 10 Dos and Don'ts

Bill Coles | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Sport
Bill Coles

There are a few things that you can do before the marathon that might help... Running is not one of these things. Should have done it months ago - but you didn't, and now you've only got three days left to train for the thing. Did I mention that you're clinically insane?

Tennis season: How to Avoid Injuries by Tony Kochhar and Paola Bassanese

Paola Bassanese | Posted 08.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Paola Bassanese

Summer in the UK officially starts with the Wimbledon tennis championships! From June many of you will be taking advantage of the fine weather to perfect your serve, so in this article we will look at ways to warm up safely in order to prevent common injuries on the tennis court

Hot Power Hour Yoga: a Boost to Your Lunch Break

Paola Bassanese | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Paola Bassanese

Personally, what I find extremely therapeutic about hot yoga is the ability of the body to stretch without strain. A good warm-up is still essential so each class starts with sun salutations to limber up and build extra heat.

Keep Fit With Classical Pilates This Autumn

Paola Bassanese | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Paola Bassanese

Most people have experienced a Pilates class in a gym or leisure centre, but how much do we know about Pilates and the philosophy behind it? Pilates ...