Flexibility

Flexibility— basically, having a full range of motion in joints and muscles— is an essential element of health and fitness. Maintaining flexibility can help prevent injury and improve athletic performance. Generally, stretching is the best way to build flexibility, as it increases blood flow to muscles. Learn more about flexibility here:

What if you could fix injuries before they happen? Physical therapist and mobility champion Kelly Starrett is out to show the world how we can build stronger, faster, and safer bodies.

This week the Greatist Team tried out KettleX, a unique cardio and strength-based kettlebell workout designed by world kettlebell champion Lorna Kleidman. Follow along to see how we did!

GUEST POST: Chris Beardsley of Strength and Conditioning Research presents three recent studies in exercise science — and what their cutting-edge conclusions mean to you.

To stretch or not to stretch? How? And for how long? Read on to get to the bottom of the most common stretching myths.

Lifting weights might have more advantages than you’d think, including lowered risk of disease, revved up metabolism, and improved self-esteem. So read on, grab some dumbbells, and get pumping!

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Could a bracelet make us better athletes? Or are performance-enhancing accessories just messing with our heads? Read on to get the inside scoop.

Lifting weights might have more advantages than you’d think, including lowered risk of disease, revved up metabolism, and improved self-esteem. So read on, grab some dumbbells, and get pumping!

To stretch or not to stretch? How? And for how long? Read on to get to the bottom of the most common stretching myths.

GUEST POST: Chris Beardsley of Strength and Conditioning Research presents three recent studies in exercise science — and what their cutting-edge conclusions mean to you.

This week the Greatist Team tried out KettleX, a unique cardio and strength-based kettlebell workout designed by world kettlebell champion Lorna Kleidman. Follow along to see how we did!

What if you could fix injuries before they happen? Physical therapist and mobility champion Kelly Starrett is out to show the world how we can build stronger, faster, and safer bodies.

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