Do this everyday if you aren’t a teen anymore…

In retrospect, I think I was the most ‘free’ when I was a teenager. Life in general was so much less stressful. I just didn’t have a care in the world. The pressures of school were negligible compared to what my own 9-year old goes through. I was super-active not only in sports and in […]

Another shot at minimalist stretching and mobility

I reread this great piece by Strength Coach/Philosopher, Dan John, on minimalistic stretching and mobility. You know I dig ‘minimal stuff’ because I’m lazy and I know doing more doesn’t mean it’s better. He prescribes just two drills: the Windmill Stick and the Stoney Stretch. They’re both wonderful exercises for just about anything for your […]

The Swiss-Army Knife of all human movements!

Found this gem of a movement drill that I believe covers it all! And the best part is that it doesn’t feel like a ‘drill’ anyway. You would enjoy it! If you’ve been following this blog for any length of time, you know I’m a fan of the minimum-effective dose. And this movement perfectly fits […]

Focusing on agility

I don’t think I’ve ever been an agile/mobile/flexible athlete. My body’s been always so rigid and inflexible even when I was playing sports (soccer, football, and cricket) back in high school. And I guess, this runs in the family — my son’s just like me and I need to work with him to improve his […]

Therapy is painful!

The therapist was literally tried to squeeze out those knots off my shoulders. The pain was excruciating and I had no freaking clue how I would survive the day, late alone take the time to publish this post! And I was quite frank admitting that stretching and cooldown were totally missing from my routine. Not […]