How do we maintain (or regain) flexibility as we age?

Dancer stretching at ballet barre

How do I improve my flexibility? I get asked all the time how to increase flexibility, particularly from women with tight hamstrings. If you were bendy in your 20s but can’t touch your toes in your 40s, this is frustrating. If you couldn’t touch your toes in your 20s, that doesn’t mean you can’t achieve […]

Back of Knee Pain when Stretching

If you experience pain in the back of your knee when stretching, you need to make adjustments. Don’t push on through hoping it will go away. You can still get a good stretch in your hamstring whilst protecting your knees. This video walks you through why it might be happening and what you can do […]

5 minute hamstring stretch that protects your back

  Try out this 5 minute hamstring stretch that protects your back. To improve tight hamstrings this is an alternative way to stretch without ruining your back. If you have a tight back, reaching forward over your legs to stretch your hamstrings might be uncomfortable but also difficult to achieve. This hamstring mobility release and […]

Hamstring stretches for flexibility

Try out these hamstring stretches for flexibility to help you improve tight hamstrings. These 3 best stretches for tight hamstring relief, can be done at home and will help to release any lower back pain and spasms. This daily hamstring flexibility routine is suitable for beginners and you will just need a resistance band to […]

Hamstring flexibility test for beginners

  Take this hamstring flexibility test for beginners to track how you are progressing with your hamstring flexibility. This video shows you how to measure accurately with a sit and reach test to see how flexible your hamstrings are. THE BBACKSTAGE MEMBERSHIP// If you want to take your health and fitness to the next level […]

Stretch at your desk at home

  If you are spending long periods of time at your desk and are starting to feel uncomfortable, try these easy at work stretches while sitting at your desk. Taking a stretch break at your desk will help you to ease any discomfort in your lower back and shoulders, ease fatigue and help you to […]

Stretches for neck pain and stiffness

If you are experiencing neck pain and stiffness, you need to watch this video and alleviate that discomfort with these simple stretches that will make all the difference. THE BBACKSTAGE MEMBERSHIP// If you want to take your health and fitness to the next level with a wide variety of short ballet-inspired workouts, easy to follow […]

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