Category Archives: stretching for tennis

Should You Warm-Up Before You Stretch? Your Friendly Neighborhood Corrective Exercise Specialist Says "Don’t Waste your Time!"

What does 2 time NBA MVP Steve Nash do before he stretches? Not warm-up by running around the basketball court…. That might sound a bit inflammatory since we have been telling people for years not to stretch “cold”. When we look at the research around this topic, we may not want to spend 5-10 minutes […]
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Self Myofascial Release-Sample From My Upcoming Book

Self Myofascial Release (SMR): The Key to Self Care People frequently ask me how often they should perform SMR. My question back to them is “how many times a day are they supposed to brush their teeth”? Well here in the Northeast, dentists have been telling me three times a day for as long as […]
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What is the Number One Muscle to Stretch to keep Your Low Back Healthy?

Here is a short 2 minute video on the culprit! Here is another short 2 and 1/2 minute instructional video that shows you how to stretch it out to keep your low back healthy and maximize athletic performance. Thanks for reading/watching! Eric BeardCorrective Exercise SpecialistAthletic Performance Enhancement Specialisttheericbeard.blogspot.comwww.ericbeard.com Share| Twitter Username: Twitter Password: This information […]
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What is the Number One Muscle to Stretch to keep Your Low Back Healthy?

Here is a short 2 minute video on the culprit! Here is another short 2 and 1/2 minute instructional video that shows you how to stretch it out to keep your low back healthy and maximize athletic performance. Thanks for reading/watching! Eric BeardCorrective Exercise SpecialistAthletic Performance Enhancement Specialisttheericbeard.blogspot.comwww.ericbeard.com Share| Twitter Username: Twitter Password: This information […]
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