Stretching

Too often overlooked and under appreciated, stretching is actually a very important aspect of training for any athlete. If incorporated into workouts, stretching has the ability to help speed up recovery and build muscle, as well as heal and prevent injuries. Turn to STACK for the perfect stretches needed to amp up your workout routine as well as guides on how to incorporate Pilates and yoga into your training plans.

Latest in Stretching

Play Your Best With This 3-Exercise Basketball Warm-Up

For as much time and energy basketball players put into honing their games, few realize the impact a proper warm-up can have on their performance. ...

By: Rakim Anim

3 Exercises to Finally Fix Your Tight Hip Flexors for Good

Tight hip flexors are a common complaint heard from athletes across all sports. Could it be from sitting in a desk for 8-plus hours a day if they are ...

By: Mitch Gill

Don't Waste Your Time With These 3 Static Stretches; Do These Instead

When it comes to mobility, more is not always better. Flexibility, excessive range of motion and general joint laxity may make you a more limber athle...

By: Justin Ochoa

2 Easy Tactics for Quicker Workout Recovery

Stress levels for athletes are almost always high. Stress coming from coaches, school and personal life create a huge need for recovery. Unfortunately...

By: Matt Grimm

5 Gymnastics Conditioning Exercises to Improve Body Mobility

Often used by elite level gymnast, but certainly not limited to them, these gymnastics conditioning exercises for mobility are incorporated into the...

By: James Hurt

Latest Videos in Stretching

STACK Sports Health: Stretch Before Bedtime to Recover Faster

This 10-minute routine will improve your flexibility and help you get a better night's sleep.

STACK Sports Health: The Best Stretches for Tight Quads

Use the Couch Stretch to relieve tight quads and fix hip mobility.

Improve Full-Body Flexibility With These Stretch Machine Exercises

The Gronk Fitness Stretch Machine allows athletes to stretch out their major muscle groups after a workout, ensuring a quality cool-down and enhanced recovery.

Arizona Shortstop Nick Ahmed's Hip Mobility Series

Arizona shortstop Nick Ahmed performs a two-exercise hip mobility series during an off-season workout to stay healthy at the end of an intense lower-body strength day. Ahmed performs Deep Squats and a Manual Hip Stretch to keep his hips mobile.

Warm-Up and Training Basics with L.A. Kings Matt Greene and Kyle Clifford

Go behind the scenes with pro hockey stars Matt Greene and Kyle Clifford to see their secrets for warming-up and staying in shape.