Help with flexibility

3 posts | Original | Recent
 
Image_thumb
14 Posts
May 11, 2015 4:20pm
via Android

Best work outs for flexibility???? I've done all kinds of stretching and yoga and working out regularly, and trying to stay active, yet, every time I do my workouts, I still struggle with flexibility. My muscles are just so tight every day and I can't seem to loosen them up. Any suggestions?

12 May
Flexibility takes a long time to build but if you stretch every day and stay patient then you will get good results.... My favourite back stretch is the bridge. Try to push your shoulders over your hands when you are doing it. For a beginner I recommend the seal (lie on your stomach and push your upper body off the ground keeping your lower body on the floor. Leg stretches: my favourite leg stretch is the splits (which probably doesn't help you much:) but lunges are great for getting to your splits. Touching your toes (standing or sitting) is also...
Image_thumb
21 Posts
May 11, 2015 11:22pm
via iOS
Have you tried stretching in the morning at the start of your day and not just prior to a workout?
11 May
I have not. I'm willing to give anything a try though.
Image_thumb
5 Posts
May 19, 2015 5:02pm
via Android

Foam roll!!! It works best wonders and had a lot of other benefits. Just make sure to drink plenty of water afterwards, if you don't you can end up getting sick.

26 May
I've heard great things about a foam roller, I'm starting to want one. . .
Reply


Skimble-workout-trainer-download-app-recommended-programs

Download_app_store_ios Download_google_play_android_172x51


Workout Trainer Forums

Welcome Wagon

6,181 topics, 38,202 posts

Motivation & Support

8,528 topics, 41,865 posts

App Updates

5 topics, 30 posts

Ask the Pros

702 topics, 1,792 posts

Workouts and Programs

2,872 topics, 12,162 posts

Trainer Tools

3 topics, 13 posts

Featured Training Programs

Total HIIT

Total HIIT

Moderate Time 4 Weeks
At-Home Bootcamp

At-Home Bootcamp

Moderate Time 4 Weeks
Weight Loss 1

Weight Loss 1

Casual Time 4 Weeks
Kettlebell: Stabilize

Kettlebell: Stabilize

Casual Time 3 Weeks
Cross Training with Yoga

Cross Training with Yoga

Intense Time 4 Weeks
Lose It. Tone It!

Lose It. Tone It!

Casual Time 4 Weeks

Featured Workouts

Tough Torso

Tough Torso

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 10 mins  
Core  
Ring in Spring

Ring in Spring

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 6 mins  
Chest   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Rings
Leg Blaster

Leg Blaster

Intense Ic_time_32x32 15 mins  
Lower Body  
All About Balance

All About Balance

Casual Ic_time_32x32 12 mins  
Legs  
Off The Wall

Off The Wall

Casual Ic_time_32x32 7 mins  
Full Body   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Wall
Muscle Into Spring

Muscle Into Spring

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 16 mins  
Full Body   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Dumbbell