Show Your Joints Some Much-Needed Love With These Free Guided Stretching Videos
You know your bad habits are catching up to you when your body starts sending you signals — and lately, my creaky joints are speaking up loud and clear.
My body is clearly fed up with long hours working from the couch followed by home workouts, which is why my stretching drought needs to come to an end.
To ensure I continue to relieve my tight muscles and joints from all the tension they've accumulated, I'm committed to completing a guided stretching YouTube video every weekday.
Here's what this week's queue has in store, if you need some self-care inspiration.
4 Stretches For People Who Sit All Day With Betina Gozo
Attention 9-5ers: Nike master trainer Betina Gozo can teach you how to undo any muscle damage caused by sitting and slouching all day. A few minutes of stretching your pecs, spine, sides, and shoulders after a long shift will feel really good.
5-Minute Towel Stretch For Long and Lean Limbs With POPSUGAR
All you need is a hand towel to give your legs, knees, and hips the post-workout attention they deserve. ACE-certified personal trainer Anna Renderer said it herself: stretching is the most important thing you can do to stay injury free.
10-Minute Energy-Boosting Stretch With Shona Vertue
Who needs coffee when you can wake up your brain and body with an energizing morning stretch, thanks to yoga teacher Shona Vertue.
30-Minute Full-Body Stretch With Le Stretch
These passive stretches presented by Charlee Atkins, CSCS, are designed to reverse the adverse effects of physical activity on your muscles and joints — beginning with the hips and ending with the shoulders.
The Best Foam-Rolling Routine to Stretch and Restore With Tone It Up
Tone It Up trainer Stef Corgel can't stress enough how important it is to incorporate recovery methods into your daily workout routine. That's why she's dedicated a whole video to the effectiveness of foam rolling.