5 reasons to stretch more often

1. Improve flexibility

2. Increase range of motion

3. Lower risk of activity based injuries

4. Increase blood flow throughout the body

5. Stretching is a free way to get active and can be done nearly anywhere

Post workout tips

Make the most of your workout with these post workout tips!

 

1.     Cool down

-Stretching is a great way to decrease next day soreness and improve range of motion

 

2.     Hydrate!

The dangers of waist training

Celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Jessica Alba swear by waist trainers, but are they actually healthy?

Pre-workout tips

Before you head off to your workout, keep these tips in mind!

1.     Stretch

-Stretching reduces the risk of injuries

 

2.     Dress for the occasion

-Wearing comfy clothes that are not restricting

 

Protect yourself and others by recognizing concussion warning signs

 

Know the warning signs! Protect yourself and others by knowing the signs of a concussion provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

 

5 ways to spot a toxic friendship

1.     You always feel drained after talking to them

2.     You can’t go to them for advice

3.     They only ask/talk about themselves

4.     They lack empathy

5.     They brag on how they’ve treated others badly

Athletes that meditate: volleyball edition

Olympic gold medaling beach volleyball players Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings are just two of countless athletes that practice meditation!

 

Top 5 tips to get out the door and off to school faster

When you’re always on-the-go, there’s no time to waste! Check out these 5 tips to get you on your way faster!

 

1.     Set out an outfit the night before

Make it a movie night with these classic sport films

Make it a movie night with the family and check out one of these classic sport-themed movies!

1.     Remember the Titans

2.     Rudy

3.     Heaven Can Wait

4.     A League of Their Own

5.     Field of Dreams

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