by Katein Blog, Fit Tips0 commentstags: stretching, stretching for the splits
Stretching for the splits guide Are you someone who has always wanted to get your splits all the way flat an the ground, but just can’t seem to get there? If so, have no fear! My stretching guide is here!! This stretching sequence is one that I’ve used for years, and has helped me get all the way down in my splits. It has even helped me get back into my splits after years of not stretching. You can only imagine how interesting that first round of stretching was! So here is my stretching for the splits guide! Start at the top of the card and work your way down. Make sure to take a few mins to warm up first and hold each stretch for 30 seconds. If you’re serious about getting your splits, I suggest stretching and holding your splits daily. Try this stretching for the splits sequence out and let me know how you like it on Facebook! Until next time, P.S. What are some of your favorite stretches?? Share this info!Follow Us!
by Katein Blog, Fit Tips1 commentstags: flexibility, stretching
Learn, get bendy, win prizes! Welcome to the 30 Day Stretching Challenge! Get ready to learn why regular stretching is important for everyone including YOU, what the 30 Day Stretching Challenge is all about, how to sign up for the 30 Day Stretching Challenge, and how to win prizes! Starts July 4th – registration link at the bottom of this post! The benefits of regular stretching Being flexible is no longer just for gymnasts and dancers. Flexibility is for everyone – runners, weight lifters, yoga junkies, and the list goes on and on. David Geier, a spokesperson for the American Orthopaedic Societ for Sports Medicine, and former director of sports medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina says,”Flexibility is the third pillar of fitness, next to cardiovascular conditioning and strength training”. Why is this? Well, for many reasons! Flexibility helps prevent sports related injuries, and everyday injuries such as tweaking your back when bending over quickly to pick something up. Stretching is a stress reducer. For the weight lifters out there, stretching can actually help increase your muscles mass. Stretching lengthens the muscles. Longer muscle fibers equal a larger potential muscle mass. A larger muscle mass […]