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Jun 30, 2022

Being hypermobile usually puts you in one of two camps:

  1. you are incredibly bendy, excel at yoga and other stretchy things, and hardly ever feel the pull of a stretch everyone else complains about


  1. your body is super tight (and often painful) in some places because it’s trying to create the stability your joints...

Jun 23, 2022

When was the last time you massaged your guts? And if you’re thinking that sounds ridiculous - I agree.

The first time I learned about abdominal massage during a yoga training, it seemed absolutely bizarre. But after committing to rolling out my stomach every day for a week, I noticed some changes.

My lower back and...

Jun 16, 2022

When it comes to soreness, is there really a difference between foam rollers, massage guns, and therapy balls? Does the timing (aka pre-workout or after) matter?

Today I’m joined by coach educator and sports science consultant, Jack Martin. Jack is currently a postgraduate student studying for his master's degree in...

Jun 9, 2022

Scar tissue is pretty cool when you think about it. Your body has a built-in mechanism to repair and stitch itself back together after injury (or surgery).

But scar tissue isn’t anything like regular tissue. And that difference (and stiffness!) can be related to why you’re feeling so stiff after surgery.

So if...

Jun 2, 2022

Stretching can be very polarizing. Some people love it - and some people hate it.

Those of us who have some inherent bendiness often end up in a yoga class while others, who feel as stiff as the Tin Man, avoid stretching classes at all costs.

But why is there such a focus on flexibility? Should it even be a goal? Does...