The researchers found that even one 90 minute yoga practice per week can make a difference in flexibility https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbmt.2013.11.008, [–]bbqturtle 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (4 children). [–]Reptile00Seven 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]deep-end 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (3 children). This is great. This is what Reddit should be. Thank you! Thanks for designing it. Awesome and keep going. This seems very similar to phrakture's Starting Stretching. if I don’t stretch when I start to feel tight. Rest routine were not very structured to get started. I dont do a whole lot of stretching but the DOMs are real this AM, definitely going to run through this! Starting Stretching/Molding Mobility is pretty good despite being old. I always static stretch before biking because if I don't then my legs tighten up within about 20 minutes. There's no one-size-fits-all answer for this one. And my legs were strong, too. Should I aim for mornings or evenings? Very nicee article, just what I was looking for. [–]catsinsweats 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]Hellcowz 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), Only thing new i created recently was a super burrito, [–]AlexDr0ps 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). Anyone with a bulging disc that had found what does and doesn't work for them? Starting To Stretch is meant to give you the best "bang for your buck" and focuses on the most common problem areas. [–]Santiago_S 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), Thanks , i have been thinking i need something like this, [–]Hu5k3r 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]m0rdakay 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]EnderLmao 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]Moonmask999 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]delalooney 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). Don’t … [–]Dunskap 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children), Also try the Limber 11 https://www.reddit.com/r/Fitness/comments/2qmkye/joe_defrancos_limber_11_in_11_simple_gifs/, [–]threeeebo 85 points86 points87 points 2 years ago (9 children). [–]Killsyourvibe 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]mooncatt 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). Thanks for letting us now. Same problem areas and whatnot. Is there any reason to prefer this one? [–]TheAlborghetti 8 points9 points10 points 2 years ago (12 children). Is that bullshit? This is godsend, thank you to all contributers! This study in the journal of Preventive Cardiology showed that strength and flexibility improved in people who attended two yoga classes per week for 8 weeks, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1520-037X.2001.00542.x, [–]TheAlborghetti 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). [–]Mr-AlergictotheCold 144 points145 points146 points 2 years ago (9 children). I was looking for a tried and true shoulder mobility stretch for a long time. Chest Opener Any time when you are relatively stress free is perfect. Deepen each stretch with every exhalation, and stop if you feel any strain or pain. Maybe bro science, but I've always been told that if you're not stretching every day that you're not going to really improve. [–]Lightning14 15 points16 points17 points 2 years ago (0 children), FOAM Roll. The routine below is a basic static stretching routine designed to complete on an exercise mat at the end of your workout. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Im pretty sure I saw OP post a video last year where they couldn't touch their toes from a standing pike position and it appeared to be entirely be an issue with not knowing how to hinge at the hip. I sit a lot because I am a freelancer. https://www.reddit.com/r/Fitness/comments/2qmkye/joe_defrancos_limber_11_in_11_simple_gifs/, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbmt.2013.11.008, Do 10 small gentle bumping movements into the stretch, Increased range of motion / improved mobility, May help with bad form in lifts caused by limited range of motion. “Reach your arms all the way over your head, and stretch out as far as you can go. [–]iaccidentlytheworldHockey 65 points66 points67 points 2 years ago (13 children), I would recommend against static stretching immediately before a workout, [–]september27 48 points49 points50 points 2 years ago (11 children). 5 minutes of Bundled Stretching before your length or girth routine will pre-stretch the Tunica allowing for greater length and girth gains. This! It's basically a daily stretching app where you can pick you time constraints and body region stretches. I know that I need to see what works for me, but if I try a whole routine, I may not identify which particular stretch does it. A Daily Stretching Routine for Student Athletes (and Other Desk Jockeys) 0 Shares Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Athletes who sit at a desk all … It’s a lot of “may,” but I think it depends on the person. If you can hold the stretch for 20 seconds, two more repetitions would do the trick. (Video), Wrist-Biceps Stretch | This stretch works on your wrist flexibility and stretches your forearms, your biceps and your deltoid muscles. Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71I1vcOVtKg Beyond doing your C.A.R.s daily, … Some were tougher than others but I guess that's just the stuff I need to work on. [–]Killsyourvibe 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (4 children), Yeah I actually have one I keep in a tube sock (makes it really easy to use against a wall), [–]BritLeFay 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (3 children). For others, I bet it can make no difference. Try struggling to put socks on, it sucks. Thank you! That's kind of daunting to face so guides like this are perfect and a great way to advertise their community as well. Actually there are stretching routines specifically to get to splits. Or can I go into it cold? warm up thingys) before exercise (with maybe some static stretches on problem areas) and static stretches afterwards. Share the post "A Daily Stretching Routine That’ll Make You More Flexible In 6 Weeks". Practicing daily will bring on noticeable improvements to your flexibility in no time! It takes 5-10 minutes max and you can get all the preceding benefits. [–]blankexperiment 48 points49 points50 points 2 years ago (5 children), I think phrakture's starting stretching and other routines have outdated video/reference links, so why not prefer the updated one! Try to hold each stretch for as long as it takes to breathe five to six slow, deep breaths. Now that I'm in an office job, that is like the trifecta of not enough stretching. Twist to open the body into that front leg, lifting the arm and gaze to the ceiling. Use the following routine to get started. Kyphosis is a hunchback posture, which shortens the chest muscles. [–]CptanPanic 16 points17 points18 points 2 years ago (1 child). Muscles stretched: Hamstrings, lower back. Try to go a little deeper each time after the bumping movements. They could've just put this video next to it instead of removing the routine from the sidebar tbh, and included both routines together. Hamstring Stretch: Start with a wide parallel stance, continuing to engage the core and release down into a deep hamstring stretch. Don't do it before a workout, because it increases injury risk. And if you are posting about your routine, please make sure you follow the guidelines. [–]grumpopotamus 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]TheArthurShelby 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]stonak10 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child), [–]BigFish8 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children). All I ever see is conflicting anecdotes when i look it up on google. Place your foot on a chair and lean forward with a straight back. Follow these 7 moves for the ultimate early-morning stretch routine. I promise you’ll start to see the benefit of adding a few more minutes to your routine. Thanks again. 3 days is fine if you're busy, I personally aim for 5. [–]Dan_Duh_Man 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]PM_ME_UR_GAPE_GIRL 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]Outrageous_Claims 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), saved this post and subbed to r/flexibility. Foam rolling my glutes and using a peanut massage ball on my back has also been a huge help. 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