Posts in Fitness
THE MANUAL

You know you’re supposed to stretch both before and after workouts, but you were running late for your appointment with your trainer or to meet your workout partner. You’ve gotta head out to an early meeting at work or don’t want to be late for dinner. Once again, stretching goes out the window.  “I’ll foam roll while I’m watching The Masked Singer,” you tell yourself.

Don’t worry too much — you’re probably doing it wrong anyway.

To really understand proper stretching, we talked with fitness expert Will Torres of New York City’s WillSpace, an elite movement studio. 

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GOTHAM MAGAZINE

Enter the Will Space Movement, which develops the smaller muscles and connective structures around every joint in the body. Conventional training or exercise programs disregard these nuanced-yet-critical parts of the body. The goal? Train the body to accept tension from different angles without breaking. Will Space’s coaches develop control and power through a series of straight-arm, joint strengthening and manipulating techniques that create bodies as strong and flexible as bamboo.

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5 Exercises to Stay Away From

Strength is a skill and to develop any skill one must have a strategy.  Over the last 20 years, my research has led me to develop a strategy called Re:Train, in which, we use to help clients better understand how to develop a movement practice that addresses strength, endurance, flexibility and mobility.  Over this time, I have found certain paths to be incredibly effective and others ineffective or irrelevant in the results that they produce.  I have selected 5 exercises that I feel lack substance and coined them as pointless because I do not believe that they are the best way to change the intended muscles.  My intention is to create awareness of their flaws and help you to explore a different way of approaching your movement agenda. 

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