How to Stretch the Pectoral Muscles

Why Stretch the Pectoral muscles? Two good reasons to stretch your pectoral muscles are; 1) to decrease shoulder, neck and arm pain, and 2) to improve your posture. Do you remember being told to sit up or stand up straight? Can you relate to slouching? Tension in the...

How to Stretch the Hip Abductor Muscles

Why Stretch the hip abductor muscles? The hip abductor muscles are the group of muscles responsible for moving the hip away from the midline of the body. These include the Gluteus muscles, which make up your buttocks. Also included in the abductor group is the...

Stretching the Hamstring Muscles

Stretch Your Hamstring Muscles to Decrease Knee Pain and Back Pain. The hamstrings are the muscles on the back of the thigh. The three hamstring muscles are responsible for bending at the knee or flexing the knee. Hamstring tears are often the reason you see sprinters...