Trainers Favorite Stretches


ICONIC FITNESS COACHES | Easy Shoulder Stretches

Video taken from the channel: Breazeal Gymnastics


10 min FULL BODY STRETCH + FLEXIBILITY ROUTINE // Beginner to Advanced

Video taken from the channel: Natacha Océane


Morning Stretch with Zach | At Home with our Trainers | P.volve

Video taken from the channel: P.volve


Ballet Bodies Ballet Stretch With Christine Bullock and Celebrity Trainer Romi Rivera

Video taken from the channel: Christine Bullock


Morning Stretch with Zach | At Home with our Trainers | P.volve

Video taken from the channel: P.volve


15 minute Partnered Stretch routine with trainers Chloe Bruce and Grace Bruce

Video taken from the channel: Chloe Bruce


Personal Trainer Certification Stretching

Video taken from the channel: Leon Lavigne

Stretches 1. POWER BAND SHOULDER TRACTION The stretch: Loop the band around your wrist. Take an offset stance and walk back from 2. TRX FORWARD LUNGE WITH Y FLY The stretch: With the suspension trainer at mid length, begin standing facing away from 3. TRX LOWER-BACK STRETCH The stretch: Adjust. Trainer Favorites: Exercises, Stretches and Equipment Equipment. Nate Costa, owner of the Under Armour Performance Center powered by FX Studios, says the sled is a staple for Exercises. Hesketh uses this exercise for his running, jumping, throwing and gliding (skating) athletes due to its.

Stretching is the perfect solution to your overhead woes, and quadruped is a comfortable position to do it in. All you need is an exercise bench and a mat for your knees if you’re on a hard. “My favorite all-time exercise is the transverse lunge with slider. This is a great movement to work on balance, strength and range of motion in the hips. Using the sliders in this movement also.

No matter your activity level or age, you can benefit from committing 10-15 minutes towards getting a good stretch in every day. Follow these 10 best stretches to work your whole body, performing each one on both sides 1-3 times for 15-30 seconds each. 1. Quad Stretch. Stand upright and bend one leg back, grabbing the top of that foot. 6 Trainers Share Their Favorite Exercises for a Tighter, Sexier Butt.

Show your booty some (tough) love with these serious strengthening moves. By Ashley Oerman. Jul 31, 2014. There are hundreds, possibly thousands, of exercises to do at the gym, it’s hard to know where to start.

We asked members of Under Armour’s training team to clue us in to their favorites. My personal pick is the TRX lunge. Stand facing away from the anchor point, with the TRX at mid-calf height, and place your left toe into the foot cradles. The biggest reason these 3 stretches are the favorite is the ease of it, you don’t have to get up and turn.

All 3 are lying on your back. Here are the stretc. “That is my favorite quote that I like to use with myself and my clients,” says Jon-Erik Kawamoto, CSCS, a personal trainer and fitness writer from St.

John’s, NL, Canada. Related: 16 Exercises from the World’s Best Trainers. The study’s authors compared muscle activation during upper-body strength training exercises with resistance bands versus free weights and found the the results to be very similar.

List of related literature:

For horses under saddle, a relaxed warm-up with intermittent periods of long, low stretching may be of benefit, and continued breaks to stretch between episodes of collection are recommended.

“Large Animal Internal Medicine E-Book” by Bradford P. Smith, David C Van Metre, Nicola Pusterla
from Large Animal Internal Medicine E-Book
by Bradford P. Smith, David C Van Metre, Nicola Pusterla
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

PNF stretching is the most effective type of stretch.

“Netter's Sports Medicine E-Book” by Christopher Madden, Margot Putukian, Eric McCarty, Craig Young
from Netter’s Sports Medicine E-Book
by Christopher Madden, Margot Putukian, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2017

This method is the easiest and probably the safest type of stretching.

“Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation E-Book” by Randall L. Braddom
from Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation E-Book
by Randall L. Braddom
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2010

For example, when holding a straight leg stretch, contract the hamstring muscles in the back of the leg for 5 to 7 seconds; when you release the contraction, you can move into a deeper stretch taking the joint into a greater ROM.

“Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple” by Pete McCall
from Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple
by Pete McCall
Human Kinetics, Incorporated, 2018

Perform one set of eight static stretching exercises on three days a week, including back-saver sit-and-reach, knee-to-chest, side stretch, sitting stretch, zipper, hip stretch, chest stretch, and calf stretch.

“Health Opportunities Through Physical Education” by Corbin, Charles B, McConnell, Karen, Le Masurier, Guy, Corbin, David, Farrar, Terri
from Health Opportunities Through Physical Education
by Corbin, Charles B, McConnell, Karen, et. al.
Human Kinetics, 2014

• Most reports show that stretching prevents DOMS.

“Griffith's Instructions for Patients E-Book: Expert Consult” by Stephen W. Moore
from Griffith’s Instructions for Patients E-Book: Expert Consult
by Stephen W. Moore
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2010

Stretching, either before or after an exercise session, feels good and increases flexibility around the joints.

“Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health” by Harold W. Kohl, Tinker D. Murray
from Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health
by Harold W. Kohl, Tinker D. Murray
Human Kinetics, Incorporated, 2012

With the muscles relaxed (inhibited), they do not resist the stretch being applied to the underlying joints.

“Pain Procedures in Clinical Practice E-Book” by Ted A. Lennard, David G Vivian, Stevan DOW Walkowski, Aneesh K. Singla
from Pain Procedures in Clinical Practice E-Book
by Ted A. Lennard, David G Vivian, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011

Energy, stored within the apparatus (and in the flexor tendons) by stretching on hoof impact, is released at the end of the stride, which allows the joint to flex and impart forward impetus.

“Textbook of Veterinary Anatomy E-Book” by Keith M. Dyce, Wolfgang O. Sack, C. J. G. Wensing
from Textbook of Veterinary Anatomy E-Book
by Keith M. Dyce, Wolfgang O. Sack, C. J. G. Wensing
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2009

A number of treatments have been proposed to reduce or prevent DOMS, including topical analgesics, anti-inflammatory drugs, heat, cold, massage, electrical stimulation, warm-up, static stretching, and low-intensity exercise.

“Applied Exercise and Sport Physiology, With Labs” by Terry J. Housh, Dona J. Housh, Herbert A. deVries
from Applied Exercise and Sport Physiology, With Labs
by Terry J. Housh, Dona J. Housh, Herbert A. deVries
Taylor & Francis, 2017

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  • Thank you Chloe! It’s good to see you back with a stretching vid! Your flexibility is so inspiring! Please make a new advanced middle splits video!

  • Love this so much! I’ve incorporated it as a part of my warmup to the Home Reload workouts and I love how it makes me feel! Really gets me more in the food for my workout and easy and loose:) Thanks for this!

  • Hello Natacha, Thanks for providing this amazing morning movement flow. I always feel better after moving. Do you edit your own videos? Great look!

  • Stretching along to this video is my new happy place. I’ve done it every morning for the last two weeks and I just feel so soothed as soon as the soundtrack kicks in. I’ve never felt so attached to a video on YouTube before! �� Thank you for everything you do Natacha!

  • I have not been feeling hiit or other types of workouts lately so Ive been stretching instead and working on my flexibility. Thanks for the routine! Felt great.

  • This is amazing 10 min stretch dear I was looking for quick stretching after my workout and I found this perfect stretch’s thanks ��sending love �� from UAE ����

  • I have feel like years ago with Flexy Fridays with you two. Hope, that there will be more Bruce cooperation videos in the future. Your flexibility ladies is still unbelievably awesome. Have a great weekend!:)

  • This was really helpful! I am a taekwondo instructor always searching for creative partner stretches, so this was perfect.
    Also really a fan of what you are doing, both of you keep inspiring me since I started taekwondo in 2008.

    (Sorry if my English skills are not the best, I am German)

  • My legs feel like an inch longer already from this! Wow! Thank you! I, too, have scoliosis so keep these tips on staying flexible coming!

  • I absolutely love how your workouts/routines are always so unique, they’re different from other content on youtube, so refreshing, thank you!

  • This was great! I loved the intentional pacing and cueing; it really allowed me to be mindful of activating the correct muscles while still building up a bit of a glow. Thanks so much for putting these out Zach (and Crew)!

  • My beautiful friends! I am so happy to share some of my favourite stretches and mobility movements that I’ve used for years with you! ��

    To really improve your mobility and flexibility, it makes such a difference to make these movements part of your regular routine for a little while �� Or if you’re just using them to feel a little brighter while you’re stuck at home, a big tip is to repeat the routine each day for a week or so and I think it can really help!

    All my love! ��

  • natacha has great shoulder mobility and scapular stability, must people dont. so be careful with the crab shoulder stretch, it can absolutely floor your shoulder capsule if you dont do it correctly. that hand position is super important

  • I’ve done this video so many times before my workouts. They’ve helped me warm up as well as cool down. I’d love to see more of these routines!

  • I love all your workouts but I’ve come back to this stretch repeatedly after my home workouts. Would you consider another stretch video? You inspire me!!

  • As a dude in his 20s this is the first time I’ve tried at home stretching and it was a very pleasant experience, thanks for this! I hope to be back soon!

  • Zach! You are awesome! I love your passion and the way you teach with your whole body movement demonstration was so easy to follow and understand! Keep up great work and thank you thank you so much again! You shined my day������������

  • Awesome job������ Workout lovers and Health keepers ����❤����admin

  • Hi Chloe, hi Grace! Great! I’m so happy you’re together again in videos so useful like this, there’s not words for me to thank you, i’ve learned much from you guys about how to stretch and it’s been very helpful for me and my classes. Please, can i ask you somerhing? Well, i would like to know or see you two partnered stretch to open the hips directed to side and frontal splits ♥️ pardon for being so barefaced for asking you two this favor.
    Pardon for my english
    Greetings from Medellín/Colombia
    My God bless you ♥️

  • Just done it… It is really nicely put together: somewhere between yoga and standard body streches. Will start doing it every day!

  • I’ve been watching you for like a week and I’m subscribed, it’s been 4 days since I’ve started working out and I already see differences, how you keep the motivation to work out?
    , you rock ��

  • Finally, something a beginner can do and not die during the stretching. I want to become more flexible because I used to be but I have been neglecting stretching for soo longs. But every beginner stretching routine I have found is not beginner at all. There are always some positions that kill me and when the girl says “if you’re a beginner and can’t reach this far yet, do this instead” but I can’t even do that! This 10 minute routine is the perfect start, will be implementing it in my morning routine!

  • Hi thank you so much. I really like the timer effect. I was new to me during exercise. There were a few concerns that I mean to help us all learn, not criticism in anyway, and maybe something people don’t know yet or haven’t heard yet: I have heard about being careful about the joints in the knees, having you knee never over the foot but only above the foot to avoid pressure on the knee.
    Also there was a little bit pressure on the shoulders in the shoulder stretch one, is this normal from gravity? healthy?

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  • would love if you did more, maybe longer mobility workouts! i love doing them on my rest days, as warm ups or just in the mornings to wake me up and i feel like mobility isn’t always a lot of people’s focus:)

  • Thank you SO much for adding in the wrist stretches. Mine have been hurting for a while now and it was exactly what I needed. Thanks for everything that you do! <3 I've been watching a bunch of your videos today (it's my rest day!) and you're just wonderful and amazing. Much love from the Philippines ����

  • I really love this stretching routine! It’s a great way to start your morning, or do just before a workout to get ready, or to do a cool down stretch. I really hope you make more of these in the future because they are amazing.

  • I really really neglect stretching and because of this and the fact I have a very sedentary job, I have very bad hips and also slouch a LOT with zero flexibility. I’m really glad to have seen this video! I’m going to incorporate this into daily life as much as possible

  • I am smitha.. i am karate student in shimoga.. this type of exercise do in our class.. streching is very tough to beginners.. bt i was improved very well now in streching and karate.. finally i love karate.. u r amazing mam.. a am u r big fan

  • I would love it if you did another of these stretching video’s! I’ve been trying yoga while I’m in quarantine, but I find it puts me in positions that are extremely uncomfortable due to my weight and a knee injury I have. So it would be great to work on my mobility with your help:-)

  • I have had a virtual phobia against stretching with a partner, ever since my early days in martial arts, over 45 years ago. I was being wall stretched by someone in a karate class and the idiot I was partnered with decided I could go a lot further than when I said stop. He pushed my leg right to the wall, despite my screaming at him to stop, this long before I had developed the flexibility to handle that. He damaged me severely. It took me six months to recover enough to continue training and that leg (the left) never fully recovered. If you do partnered stretching, make DAMNED sure that person is not an idiot, that they WILL stop if you say so. They can practically destroy you on a whim if their ego or jackass sense of fun decides to play with you.

  • You are constantly giving me that mentally balanced feeling that its ok if i cant yet follow you as fast as you do the cardio and stuff, its so refreshing that i can give myself the time to improve my muscles. Also you motivate me every day to continue what i started and become healthy, not just lean or anything. Thank you for helping me changing my lifestyle and feel more energized and a whole! (sorry if i was a bit chaotic im right after a butt and a hiit, and also this stretch)

  • Love your stretch vids. As an older person stretching is important. Maybe do a vid on how to do those same stretches without a partner? That would be cool

  • Such a different workout that I really liked! Feeling great and looking forward to trying other workouts. Thank you for the quick session today��

  • While it is easy to follow grace as an inspiring model I can’t help but notice how beautiful Chloe is looking these days. Fantastic!

  • Since I was looking for something relaxing as a cool down, I modified some of the exercises to be more relaxing, but maybe I’ll do all the actual exercises as a warm up. This is a great routine!

  • I’ve been doing this every morning for 2 weeks and I can already feel a bit more flexible!!! I just love it…will you post another one??

  • Absolutely loved this. Used it as a movement break during my workday and plan to repeat it before my next workout. Please keep making more!