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.
You work hard and we know it, so take it to the floor with this short, feel-good stretch sesh that focuses on lengthening your legs, opening up your hips, and releasing tension in your glutes. Complement any workout, especially a killer glute workout, with these restorative hip and leg stretches, coupled with some of the best glutes stretches to maintain the health of your muscles, fascial tissue, and joints… your muscles will thank you for it! Let’s stretch it out.
No need to hang a horseshoe, because you can make your own luck! And this cool-down stretch circuit will be one of your best tools for your good fortune. Monica (using TRX straps to assist) and Bethany (using no equipment) team up to lead you through 7 simple post-workout stretches you can follow while listening to some relaxing country tunes in the background. Let’s stretch it out y’all!
Want a little extra after your workout? Or maybe a quick morning starter or evening wrap-up? This quick 15-minute abs and stretch video with SSoD Trainer Mere W is the solution! You’ll get in 6 ab strengthening moves two times through to ensure you hit every part of your core, followed by a quick stretch focusing on opening up the hips and lengthening the back. Work that core and stretch those muscles, then check it off!
Hips, Back, and Hamstrings… this one’s for you. This stretch session video with Cat Kom guides you through some of the best stretches for your hips, the top stretches for a tight back, and some of her favorite hamstring stretches. The design of the session maximizes relief from soreness, and increases flexibility. Add this to your list of Favorites now!
Whether your “desk” is a fancy sit/stand set-up or the corner of the kitchen table, it’s important to give your mind and body a rest from time to time. Yeah, bad computer posture takes work! For the best use of that break time, join Miriam as she guides you through a 15-minute workday desk stretch session that was designed to create space and oxygen flow in your spine while lengthening your lower and upper extremities. Miriam even adds some guided movement for your delicate wrists and some acupressure on your hands. Press pause on your day by pressing play on this class.
Nothing feels better after a tough workout than topping it off with a feel-good full body post-workout stretch. Olga will guide this muscle relieving cool-down by helping you stretch out and loosen everything up from your head to your toes. You deserve this. Click play and let the healing begin.
Use these 10 muscle-loosening minutes for a good morning stretch routine, an evening stress reliever, or a post-workout healer. We’ll go through the major muscles groups to release the tension and restore the body! Treat yourself today.
When we grab a foam roller we automatically go for the lower body, right? Well, we hold a lot of tension in our shoulders and forearms when we lift, as well as constantly engaging our core, so… let’s give that upper-body and core the same attention and love we give our lower-body with some of the best foam rolling exercises for the back, shoulders, arms, neck, and core. Grab a foam roller, tennis ball, or medicine ball, and let’s rock n’ roll!
This Amazing 20 Minute Stretch Routine is not only the best stretch session to do after a Spinning Class, Bootcamp, or any other workout, but it’s also great to do on its own any day! You’ll work on areas like the hips, hamstrings, IT band, and back. Most of the stretches will take place on the ground, so get comfortable as Miriam helps you find the perfect challenge for you, which she says is “just on the cusp of edge and ease.” Enjoy!
Grab a towel to use just in case you need the extra stability.
Stretch Video for the Walk, Run, Race 5K Training Program
(suggested for after each workout)
See the entire program and details HERE!
Click HERE for the PDF Instructional.
How could rubbing a piece of foam on your leg do so much good? Well, foam rolling is a form of self-myofascial release and helps improve your muscles’ range of motion, boost blood circulation, and break down tightness or knots in your muscles… Nice! Plus, it’s a perfect way to begin or end your workouts.
This 15 minute foam rolling session for your legs will focus on your quads, hamstrings, hips, glutes, and lower back. So grab your foam roller (or a small ball if you do not have one) and let’s give our muscles some love and respect. Let’s roll.
This quick, yet effective, upper-body release will open up the chest, elongate the neck and back, and unburden the shoulders. It’s perfect for those that are tight from lifting weights, those who sit for long periods of time (think desk job), as well as for those of you that might spend some time hunched over your bike. 🙂 No excuses, it’s 10 minutes! Take care of you.
Grab your TRX straps, and get ready for a well deserved total body stretch. The TRX will allow you to get deep into those stretches and lengthen the muscles, by letting you work in a greater range of motion. We’ll start with the back, legs, and glutes, then we’ll move onto opening up the often missed chest, arms, and shoulders. Go on, hit play – you deserve it.