After an exhilarating day on the slopes, give yourself a moment for this quick post-skiing stretch. Releasing tension in your hips and upper body is important after a day of skiing, snowboarding, and other winter activities. You can even run through these stretches a couple times if you hit the hills hard. Before you jump into the hot tub or cozy up to the fire, hit play to stretch out.
Many of the great cardio and strength workouts on SSoD include a brief cool-down stretch, but one of the best ways to honor your body’s hard work, increase flexibility, and help prevent injury is through a dedicated deep post-workout stretch routine like you’ll find in this video. Flow through relaxing full body movement along with deep stretches for your hamstrings, quads, shoulders, and arms. Press play to stretch it out!
Get ready to give your entire body some love with this therapeutic hip mobility warm-up video. Hip health impacts your back, legs, shoulders, core, and more, so keeping them healthy and mobile is key to feeling good all over. That’s why Mimi is going to guide you through some of the best dynamic hip stretches to gently work the hips from every imaginable angle. This short routine is amazing to help heal achy bodies, improve mobility, and avoid injuries. Use it regularly to lube the hips pre-workout, post-workout, or just on its own. Enjoy!
Dim the lights and join Brooke for 30 minutes of relaxing, deep stretching to start or wrap up your day. Your whole body will benefit with greater movement and flexibility as you’re guided by candlelight through stretches, breathing, and mindful contemplation. Darken your room and lighten your mind.
After a hard workout like a Spin class, it’s so important to cool down and give your muscles some lovin’. This post-cycling foam roll recovery session will hit all the major muscles you use cycling or running, paying special attention to breaking up the muscle fascia by moving the foam roller side to side. You’ll finish by gently rolling out your back, leaving you refreshed and ready for your next ride. Time to roll out!
Take this stretch out to the home office, the gym floor, or really anywhere you need a quick stretch to increase your all over flexibility. In just a few minutes, you’ll do some movement to warm up your muscles and release your joints. Then once your blood is gently flowing, you’ll find your edge with each stretch. It’s going to feel amazing. So hop up – it’s time for your 7th Inning Stretch!
We’re gonna say this one loudly: lower back health should NOT be optional. Make it a priority with this mid and low-back strength & stretching routine where Trainer Sam and her friend Caroline will guide you through amazing stretching and strengthening moves to help protect your lower back – creating space in your spine, and building up back-supporting muscles like those glutes. If you want a healthy back (yes please!), you’ll want to add this straight to favorites!
Not bendy? No problem. You’re not alone and we’re here to help with this stretch session for people that aren’t flexible naturally! You’ll open up those tight areas by doing stretches to increase your mobility without hurting you or making you feel like there’s something wrong with you because you don’t look like the lady on the screen that’s bending her body in half. Always striving for progress, not perfection, okay? Let’s stretch.
Elevate your fitness journey with the energy and influence of Barre as you focus on lengthening and elongating your muscles. This total-body barre workout with a focus on flexibility will help you create strength and balance in your body by adding elements of mobility. Strong, long, flexible – it’s what we all want, so press play to go after it!
-Set of Light Dumbbells (or substitute a couple of water bottles)
-You can use your bike for the Barre portion
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You know a good stretch following a workout es muy importante. That’s why we love this full-body standing stretch video where Dalia relaxes you with a combination of Spanish and English instruction. Because you don’t need to hit the floor, and you don’t need a mat or equipment, this can be done just about anywhere. Try it after your workout, or even during a break at the office. Que bueno – Let’s stretch!
Welcome to our Stretch at Your Desk Tutorial. Here you’ll learn some of the best stretches you can do at your desk to fight fatigue and overuse strain for anyone who spends time at a desk or computer. To get the most out of this stretch-break, you’ll see how to begin by elevating your core temperature (without sweating) and then we’ll cover a series of workplace friendly (or home office) yoga-inspired poses that you can do at a standing or seated workstation. Drop the work-stress and stretch it out.
Get ready to feel like you’re in heaven with this 20-minute luxurious post-workout cool-down stretch. Jess will guide you through 35 different body-lengthening stretches that often begin as dynamic flowing movement, then end in a static deep stretch hold. Open this gift. You deserve it.