It's simple: if you cannot find and hold this position, your body is not functioning as nature intended. This position is not only the bottom of a highly functional exercise, it is the chair that nature gave you. It's how hunter-gatherer societies and most of South East Asia spend the afternoon. It is also the correct posture for defecation. In short, this position is a part of your DNA. If you wish for progress in the gym, or simply to live a long life with the capacity to move freely and … [Read more...] about It’s simple.
Okay, maybe not. But stretching is vital to your progress. Stretching improves flexibility. Sufficient flexibility improves athletic performance, increases range of motion, and allows you to maintain proper form, lessening chance of injury. So make time to stretch after EVERY workout. No exceptions! … [Read more...] about Stretching; the MOST glamorous part of your workout!