Stretchify Blog Posts

  • How stretching can boost heart health
    on Aug 1, 2016 in Our Expert Guests
    by Freelance Writer Mark Wilston In today’s busy work schedules it is very important to maintain a healthy lifestyle by doing different types of exercises which can address your overall fitness and strength. Overall fitness can only be achieved by...
  • Straighten Up! Better Posture, Better Life
    on May 3, 2016 in Our Expert Guests
    by Freelance Writer Jenny Morris What is good posture? It is generally considered to be a position in which your back is upright and your buttocks are at the back of your chair, with your feet placed flat on the floor and your knees bent at a right a...
  • Tips to Reduce Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
    on Apr 27, 2016 in Our Expert Guests
    by Expert Blogger Mark Wilston It is very important to perform various types of stretching exercises during your work schedule. There are various studies that explain the benefits of stretching exercises done during your working hours. On the other h...
  • Stretches and Exercises to Boost Growth Hormone Levels
    on Mar 16, 2016 in Our Expert Guests
    by HGH Physicians Team High-intensity interval training (HIIT) has been found to boost human growth hormone (HGH) and testosterone levels safely and naturally. HITT exercises work to boost growth hormone and IGF-1 levels by up to 700% to help you bui...
  • How Physiotherapists Deal with Sports-Related Problems
    on Mar 10, 2016 in Our Expert Guests
    by the Team of Macquarie Street Physiotherapy Playing sports can put the body under high physical strain and stress. Whether one aims for excellence in competition or health and wellbeing in recreation, we can exert ourselves to the point of illness...
  • Stretching and Yoga Can Minimize Menopause Symptoms
    on Feb 4, 2016 in Our Expert Guests
    Research has found that women who remain physically active have fewer and more mild menopause symptoms like hot flashes and insomnia than women who are sedentary. There are three main types of exercise that can help you age gracefully and feel as you...
  • What Clothes Should You Wear to a Yoga Class?
    on Dec 28, 2015 in Our Expert Guests
    Yoga can be a great exercise not only for the body, but also mind and soul. When practicing this discipline you give yourself the opportunity to improve your fitness and strengthen the muscles, but also center your mind. When you are just getting int...
  • Unable To Sleep? Try These Yoga Poses
    on Dec 1, 2015 in Our Expert Guests
    by Health and Fitness Writer Willo Conner Sleep is an essential thing for the health of the eyes and the general body health including the brain. The brain also becomes tired due to lack of rest and unable to think about very small issues as fast as...
  • Top 7 Stretching workouts for joint pain
    on Nov 5, 2015 in Our Expert Guests
    by Health Blogger Sophie Addison The major cause of joint pain is arthritis, a condition that affects the varied joints located in different parts of the body. When one is suffering from arthritis, the joints become painful and stiff. There are many...
  • Simple Stretches to Relieve Tendonitis Pain
    on Oct 20, 2015 in Our Expert Guests
    by HealthGains Team Tendonitis is a very painful condition that can impact your mobility. Inflammation of the tendons makes it difficult to straighten or bend joints in the elbows, knees, and wrists and this inflammation can be serious enough to impa...
  • Safe Stretches Following Liposuction or Abdominal Surgery
    on Oct 20, 2015 in Our Expert Guests
    by MD Ageless Solutions Following abdominal surgery or liposuction, you will probably be instructed to stick with light activities for a few days. Depending on the procedure, you may have a short recovery of just one or two weeks, at which point you...
  • How physiotherapy keep your knee joints healthy for a better quality life?
    on Oct 19, 2015 in Our Expert Guests
    by Health Blogger Linda Daniels The knees are an important part of the body as they allow one to stand tall and upright. It is, therefore, important to keep the knees healthy for one to have a better quality life. A chronic injury to the knees will a...
  • Self-Healing of Varicose Veins
    on Sep 23, 2015 in Our Expert Guests
    by The Whiteley Clinic Team Varicose veins have been getting more and more attention as a cosmetic condition over the last few years. These bulbous purple veins affect more women than men, though the idea that only women are affected is a common misc...
  • How to choose the best wardrobe for your stretching routine
    on Sep 18, 2015 in Our Expert Guests
    To make your workout sessions even better and also to get the best results of it more quickly, you really need to make more attention to your clothing! Properly and well-chosen clothing will boost your performance and confidence too! So to make that...
  • Why Healthy Knees make such a difference to your Wellbeing
    on Sep 16, 2015 in Our Expert Guests
    Despite the fact that your knees are the largest joints in your body, they also happen to be the most susceptible to injury. Keeping your knees healthy and in good working order will make a positive contribution to your wellbeing but unfortunately, p...
  • Gentle Stretches to Avoid and Treat Common Foot Injuries
    on Sep 15, 2015 in Our Expert Guests
    by the Infinity Foot & Ankle Team Most people know that stretching can prevent or minimize many sports-related injuries although stretching also has a place in rehabilitation. Stretching can ease the pain of plantar fasciitis and arch pain while...
  • 3 Stretches for Osteoarthritis Joint Pain
    on Sep 11, 2015 in Our Expert Guests
    Osteoarthritis is a painful and degenerative joint disorder that affects about 27 million adults in the United States. While osteoarthritis can occur in any joint, more than 50% of people with the disease have it in their knees. Exercise is probably...
  • Self Healing Hamstring Strain – Part II: Home Recovery
    on Apr 30, 2015 in Self Healer
    To sum up the situation that was fully described in the previous post: After a long period of playing soccer with no appropriate warm up (especially when speaking of hamstring warm up) i found myself not being able to run normally without feeling pai...
  • Self Healing Hamstring Strain – Part I: How it Happened
    on Apr 20, 2015 in Self Healer
    After almost 12 months it’s about time for the self healer to come back! During these 12 months i faced one serious issue: A hamstring strain which was later combined with a gluteal strain! Believe it or not this situation took 3 months to be c...
  • Physical Therapist explains the mechanism behind Stretching Potential
    on Feb 21, 2014 in News
    A Washnington Physical Therapist, Staci Lyon (owner of Pinnacle Physical Therapy) gives her own “thumbs up” to stretching. The main reason why stretching shouldn’t be overlooked lies in the fact that the whole body is a chain of mus...
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