Stretching

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  1. Hey Cassey!
    I’ve been doing your videos for several months now and I LOVE them! You are seriously what has kept me motivated to get fit and stay healthy. I finally started taking your advice and stretching before and after each workout, so now my request is, MORE STRETCHING VIDEOS PLEASE!

  2. I have the exact same problem!!!

  3. Hi Cassey! I have been doing pilaties with you for over five years now and along with that I run every day! I usually run between 3-6 miles. I run and then I do two or three videos. My request is for a “runners stretches” video! I am sure many of us popsters run! It would be great to learn some stretches for legs and hips especially for runners!

  4. Hi I often get leg cramps right under my hip when i do some glute exercises, could you tell me how to help this quick or prevent this from happening. An example is when i do the kick back thing with mini circles, this is such a good move but drives me mad when my leg/ hip keeps cramping. other than that love the videos, the lower back stretch is a godsend!

  5. Hi! Cassey
    You’re amazing, love your videos, and diet i follow you all the time. but i want to ask you i know all your stretching videos, but i was wondering if you can update a new stretching for flexibility, i really one another one, and the back stertching its awesome help me a lot.

    thnxs you’re beautiful an amazing

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  7. I often get pain in my shoulders/upper back and can never more than three stretches that barely help it (this video helped the back pain though!)

  8. Do a series of show where you take in to consideration different common injuries? Fx. one that take in consideration neck/back/shoulder, knees, elbows or what not.

    I have a neck/back injury and the cobra is for example almost impossible for me to do without too much stress on my back. Very frustrating.
    A part of it is mental, as it’s frustrating having to sit over an exercise. Foolish as it might be I feel weak to begin with and feel put on the spot (despite no one minding or noticing or even watching!) when I have to pass. It feels like half a work and makes me want to push harder, even though is very counter productive.

  9. Kirsteen says:

    I have the same problem, but if you highlight the title and right click on it google lets you search it, and it’s usually the first link you come to. :-)

  10. Hey Cassey!
    Do you think you can make videos for specific parts of the body? I do over all body stretches and sometimes I need more stretching on a certain body part than another and having those video would be useful.
    Did you ever think of doing videos workout/stretching videos just for runners?
    Thanks!(:

  11. Jessica says:

    Hey Cassey I’m having a hard time loading the workout videos on this website. when I click on videos, then body focus, then whatever I want to work on. it will automatically play the first video but it wouldn’t let me load any of the other videos. And this is happening on my computer, it will only work on my iPhone app, and its really hard to watch your videos and workout on my little phone screen.

  12. I love you Cassey from the time I watched your youtube videos, you are truly just so lovable because you radiate beauty inside & out! To me you are a diamond, truly a girl’s best friend and I adore that you teach us to love our bodies with giving it the right food & exercise and that nothing is sexier than your body at its’ best health wise no matter what body shape you are! Thankyou for being somebody that us girls can actually look up to & relate with <3
    P.S. A little off topic but I've noticed lately on America's Got Talent how "pole dancers" are super strong & have lots of body control while still looking slender, how? So I'm curious if they just use their own body weight instead of weight training? I would love a video that teaches how to strengthen all over body with just your own weight or maybe balancing/endurance yoga poses. Thankyou again for inspiring so many Cassey! :D

  13. Alina V. says:

    same!

  14. I think there is something wrong with the stretching videos. I click on them, but nothing happens.

  15. Hey,
    Awesome video !
    Does anyone knows the name of the song Cassie is using in this video ?

  16. Haay Cassy!

    Can you make a new video for stretching?? I really like the movies but did them a lot :)

    thank youuu

    XOXO from Amsterdam

  17. Pilatesque says:

    Need to try the ‘How to do the splits’ video. Gotta love how Cassey stays totally focussed even though those passers-by at Tower Bridge look at her like: ‘What is she doing?!’ Haha, love you Cassey!

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  19. This maybe interesting? http://youtu.be/3moi04lyFd4

  20. Jaimini says:

    I try ur workout everyday and feels amazing!! However, I always have back pain specially lower back pain, what am I doing it wrong? I totally love u and u r really perky and amazing!

  21. It could be nice with a new “How to do the Split” video with other moves :) I like the first one, but I’ve done those moves 100000000 times now and its getting kind of boring :(
    Love you Cassey <3

  22. Omg yes that would be awesome!

  23. MichelleD says:

    I love this stretching video!!! Ever since you first made this video, it is seriously the only one that makes me feel like I not only have better posture but Im way more flexible then when I started the video. Best for a rainy afternoon stretch, also! =] Thank you for you just being you. You are the best at it!

  24. I loved this soooo much! I can’t even explain! It was amazing especially because I’ve been looking for a yoga session that i could do before bed and this was it! Cassey always motivates me because of her amazing personality! Thanks Cassey!

  25. Cassey,
    Do you ever do any yoga? Or could you post maybe a yoga series too?
    <3 you!!!

  26. Thanks so much I do your stretching everyone morning before I go to university really helps me start my day!

  27. You ROCK, Cassey! This was seriously such an amazing and well needed workout.. might start doing this every morning when I wake up!

  28. I love your stretching videos so so much! I’ve been doing them almost every day after or/and before my workouts for months now and I feel so much better and more relaxed and gotten much more flexible! Thank you so much for this :)

  29. Love you! This was so relaxing and chill! Used it for Day 5 of the January calender! And OMG those booty shorts >>>>>

  30. Evadne Ko Shi Jie says:

    These workouts are too advanced for me. Hope to gain more flexibility with more workouts and stretching! Totally love your cheerful motivation!

  31. Ko Weiting says:

    Completed the Day 5 Rest Day Exercise! These stretches are so tough! But, this motivates me to work even harder and push myself more! Can’t wait to get a healthier and toned body with these January workouts! (:

  32. Just finished Day 4 of the beginners calender workout. I’m so happy; i’ve almost finished my first week!!!

  33. I set my alarm for 6:15am, and I think “I can conquer my body”.
    I do about 3 videos and Do the rest later in the afternoon.
    Also another tip is put your alarm clock furthest away from your bed (where you’ll still here it of course) and I forces you to get out of bed to go and turn it off.
    Hope this helps :)

  34. Think positive that helps a lot and be thankful for rain I love mountains trees and rain , in of all places I live it’s dry flat, in windy most days in some years the grass doesn’t even get very green cause not enough rain but we love it here we got a very good crop this year were thankful for that and for the rain we did get and the wells that we have so we can water our crops,I wake up happy cause only I can make my day the best , your thoughts control your words, your words control your action and your action control you. I read that saying somewhere and I liked it .with love. Tina

  35. Katekani munisi (South Africa) says:

    Hi Cassey. I’m from Joburg in South Africa. I totally feel like you should use the song Work by Iggy Azalea for a booty and abs workout.

  36. HELP DESPERATE FOR MOTIVATION !!
    Hi I was wondering if anyone could share their morning motivation with me? What gets you up in the morning? I
    t looks so easy when you get to wake up to sunshine and workout on the beach but :( but what about in rainy England I set my alarm but as soon as I see its dark and raining outside I want to crawl back to bed!

  37. victorious says:

    meh didnt love the stretching for flexibility vid :/ it was a little too advanced for me and it didn’t feel like there was a sort of flow in the movements! but im going to keep doing it and maybe when im more flexible ill like it better :D

  38. I totally love you Cassey! I’ve been doing the Beginner’s Calendar for a week now, and do this one almost every day too. I couldn’t get into the bridge, but today I finally did it!!!!! I’m so proud of myself for not giving up on working out, and I give you full credit for that! You are awesome, thank you so much <3 <3

  39. Uuur Cassey ! I really love your outfits, your hair and your nails in this video ! However, I don’t be able to do some poses, maybe because I do it in the wrong way !
    Don’t forget you’re SOOO beautiful and we are all with you, thank you sooo much to you to share with us <3
    Xoxo de France :) <3

  40. Wow! I did this routine when it first was uploaded and I felt good, I didn’t find it that difficult at the time because I was in a good routine of keeping fit and eating healthily. Now however, I haven’t exercised in a few weeks, my diet has slipped and just finished this routine, I feel really out of shape… Good after the work out but now realising I need to get back into a workout routine. So I’ve decided to do this routine every day for a week to try and improve my flexibility, then after next week I am going to start cardio for a week, then the week after that I am going to start weight training.

  41. I feel ready to go get the role I want in Little Women

  42. I am a licensed massage therapist and have been doing yoga and been immersed in yoga culture since I was in middle school. However, I love stretching with Cassey because she is so light-hearted and contagious without any pretense. Hoorah!

  43. Did a Tough Mudder yesterday. I’m a bit sore today and all I could think about was getting on here and doing your stretching video! Thanks for the availability! It was exactly what I needed!

  44. Just what I needed today! Woke up feeling sore today and can never seem to do stretching by myself. So glad I looked to see if you had any videos, you keep me motivated!

  45. This is my favorite warm-up video right now! I do it everyday to get myself pumped. :) It feels so good and it’s energizing. These are pretty movements too. Thanks Cassie! I’m loving sharing your videos and calenders with my friends and getting them into Pop Pilates too! Please come to D.C./Baltimore sometime!

  46. Thank you sooo much for starting this stretching series. I can’t always fit pilates into my workout schedule but these stretches are perfect for someone who hates stretching. Please keep these videos coming!

  47. I’m the least flexible person ever. I can’t even touch my toes. I try to stretch when I can.
    Do you have any programs / routines I could be doing at home to help?

  48. Do you have a printable for this stretching video?

  49. Taavishi says:

    I thought I was the only one! :D

  50. Amber Reynolds says:

    I love how all of the guys in the background are checking Cassey out! Like, “Dang!!” Had me cracking up. I’ll keep working on the splits! Used to be able to as a kid…stopped practicing. Thanks for the vid!

  51. When I first started doing the video with the bridge I just couldn’t lift my head off the mat! But just do the modification, it worked for me :) I was able to do the bridge after only 2 weeks :D

  52. Do you have a good videos for stretching after workout video?

  53. WONDERFUL HAIR! *__*

  54. I know this is a little late, but you could do planks, triangles, tiny circles, those half cobra push-ups; There’s lots of things you could do while watching tv!

  55. I have a personal goal of being able to do a bridge. I just can’t seem to lift my head off the mat. Can you tell me what I should be working on? Thanks!

  56. Hey, your stretches are really cool are super cool!!

  57. Hi Cassey! <3 Some of us tend to be lazy and lay around watching TV and movies. Can you give us some exercises that we can do while watching TV? Thanks!

  58. Please could you make a stretching video for the middle splits? I’ve just got my side splits down but I’m so far from middle! Love you <3

  59. One Direction Little Things, so cute ;)

  60. Hey Morgan! :)
    A good way, of course, as with everything, is PRACTICE! Just stretch every day for even 5 minutes (more would show more results, but don’t overdo 20 minutes), you will see results pretty soon. And Frederikke is right, when you stretch after working out when your muscles are all warmed up you are more flexible and less likely to injure yourself while stretching. Do different moves and hold them for 30 seconds, don’t bounce about because then you risk hurting yourself! Always stay in the place where you really feel the stretch but where it doesn’t hurt too much! Tara Stiles’ yoga stretch videos are quite helpful too, I can really recommend those!
    Good luck practicing and all the best x
    Sarah

  61. Frederikke says:

    Hey Morgan, i used to be really unflexible too, i couldn’t even reach over my knee. I started to ballet and now I can reach the floor, i achieved that in under a month by stretching ones a week. But i found out that i am way more flexible after i worked out so if you work out and then stretch out it’s way easier and gives better results. It would of course be even better if you could start dancing or doing yoga since it helps a lot more, but if you can’t then it’s a good thing to workout before :)

  62. Hey Cassey, (or anyone) do you have any tips for someone who is super unflexible? I can’t even reach my ankle for a leg stretch (I can only get about halfway down the lower half of my leg before it hurts too much! >:-(

  63. Love the stretching videos. It would be amazing if you could do something that targets the lower back and middle back.

    Thank you for sharing all your knowledge with us!

  64. The stretching for flexibility video won’t open :,( is it no longer available? Can you send me the direct link to it?

  65. Love the new body focus layout! :D Makes the workouts easier to find yay! <3

  66. can you do a video on how to do the splits the other way? thanks! love you so much!

  67. Hey Cassie. I’ve been enjoying your stretching video, but now it seems that they cannot be found. Have you taken them down or moved them? I would really love to continue using the video as a guide (I haven’t memorized it yet). :)

  68. Another stretching video especially for lower back would be great! Thanks!

  69. Oh! I forgot to add… maybe some stuff for loosening up the joints would be nice too :) my hips/knees/wrists/ankles are always stiff lol

    Thanks!! You’re the best!

  70. Hi! I really love your videos but I think it’d be a great idea if you could do another stretching video… a fuller stretch routine with more arms and shoulders included would be really appreciated!

  71. i think this stretching video is very helpful. im a figure skating athlete. everyday i never forget to do all the pilates movement and the stretching, of course, seeing your face on my screen :p it really support me on and off ice training.
    you are awesome cassey. and very inspirational. i found out about you few months ago and im glad i did :D thank you, keep rocking cassey!

  72. Thank you!

  73. sunday stretching is such a good idea!

  74. I was thinking of a similar idea. The October calendar is my favorite so far: it pushes my lazy bum to try new videos instead of my same old favs. Maybe the November calendar could have “Sunday Stretching” days to help cool us down from the epic weeks’ workouts.

    Thanks so much, Cassey, for your hard work, positive attitude, and generosity in sharing your fitness for free.

    Cheers,
    Kelley

  75. Selina Periampillai (@yummychooeats) says:

    Hi Cass,
    Was wondering if you could do more cool down and stretches vids? would be helpful!
    Thanks :)

  76. Hi! I do stretching a bit before and after my exersices. Am I right? And iss it nessesary for example to do stretching the whole day? For example on Sunday – witout hard exersices just stretching?
    Tnx ^_^

    you’re stunning!

  77. We really need more stretching videos!!
    I love them but like you said in one of them, it gets boring after doing them everyday haha.
    Would be really nice if you can give us some more options!
    Love you , you amazing person you! =)

  78. The first time I was like: Wow, I actually didn’t know I was that un-flexible. And every time I was looking at you, I thought: OMG, I am never going to get this far. But I did it! Thank you!

  79. Christine says:

    More stretching videos? Pleasseeee?? :)

  80. hola Cassey!
    Is this video good for a 47 year old woman to use first thing in the morning?
    I am looking for a video to help me wake up and get moving! : )

    Thanks!
    Carolyn

  81. Cecilie says:

    It would be really cool if you made some more stretching videos to improve your flexibility! Looooooooove

  82. I love this stretching routine so much and I can tell it’s really helping my flexibility! It’s crazy how much I’ve improved with pilates in such a short amount of time all thanks to YOU!! If you could do more stretching videos that would be awesome, thanks Cassey (and of course I love ALL your videos)!!

  83. Hey Cassey,
    It just feels so good and relaxing to stretch after a hard workout. Can you please make some more stretching videos? Thank you so much!
    I love all of your videos!
    Hannah

  84. This streching video is really helpful! I used to be able to do the bridge pretty easily, I even almost could do it just leaning back while standing, but I forgot to practice it and I couldn’t do it anymore. But now I can again, and it only took me a week with this video! And I can get my head to my knee easily, too! When I started doing this before and after pilates, I could get my head to my knee but only if I really forced it. Thanks, Cassey :)

  85. Johanna says:

    It would be really nice if you would take some time and make some more stretching vids, i love this one, but it feels like every muscelgroup isn’t in it (for example the butt) so could you please make some other videos!
    Love you!

  86. This video is really helpful! I’m trying to achieve the bridge!

  87. Today is a big day for me.. I WAS FINALLY ABLE TO DO THE BRIDGE!! :D Yay :D I remember the first time I tried to do it I just fell right down again (2 weeks ago).. But not anymore! :D

  88. Jo Taylor says:

    Hi! I was recently in a wedding and had to wear heels. I never wear heels so after a few hours of wearing them up and down stairs I had to ditch them. But now 2 days later my lower back is killing me! I was hoping to resume my workouts after all the madness but feel that I need to take it easy today and get my back feeling better first. I was wondering what stretches would benefit my back and get it feeling better?

  89. Thanks so much for this video! I was in the middle of studying for a big test and my shoulders and upper back were starting to get tired. I needed a little break, so I went on your site for some videos and found this! Amazingly, I feel so much more relaxed! I can also feel my posture getting better. If you have any spare time, please upload some more stretching videos!! Time to get back to studying now :)

  90. I just finished doing this fliitbelxay stretch, and I need to stick with this so I can be as flexible as the girl in this video! So, if I keep doing this stretch, I will become flexible? I hope so! Because I felt so out of shape doing this! But it was really great and the girl is so energetic. Must get her energy! :D

  91. I love the stretching for flbtleiiixy video! I’ve never been flexible. I started doing these exercices a few days ago, and already I feel better. i’m still not really flexible but I feel like I can improve if I carry on, and the feeling is great. So, thank you, Cassey!!!

  92. Hey I have a shoulder injruy and the pain from the injruy goes down to my arm and down my spine sometimes and I am really tired of it. :( (I had this injruy for 3 years) I tried going to Dr. and they suggested therapy but when I go to therapy, I was in pain from the elastic bands they gave me and could not keep going with the elastic bands. Do you have any videos to recommend to me about how I can heal my shoulder or strengthen it. And if you do, how many times per week?

  93. My palms kill the most from the pressure on them when I do the push ups and gelaernly all the arm work outs. I only did it on my knees and used a towel as well under my hands. How can I stop the pain in my palms?

  94. marimardepp says:

    Thanks for the stretching session. And the music choice was awesome. It really took me all the way to finish. I really enjoyed this one girl! Keep it girl. xoxo

  95. Hey! I’ve been doing your streching for flexibility -video every day this week after doing POP Pilates, and I’m already more flexible!! That’s amazing, thanks! :) I was wondering if you could do a longer streching video, like 30 min, kind a like deep streching? That would be great to do for example once a week among your other exercises…

  96. I’d love to see some more stretching videos! Maybe for core?

  97. How do I keep myself from falling over during the double leg stretch in the upper back and leg video?

  98. hey I thought you said you were going to make a stretching video with piano accompaniment? ö

  99. I don’t unfortunately. You should tell your therapist that it hurts you. Be open and demand what you need. After all, you are paying for it!

  100. Hey I have a shoulder injury and the pain from the injury goes down to my arm and down my spine sometimes and I am really tired of it. :( (I had this injury for 3 years) I tried going to Dr. and they suggested therapy but when I go to therapy, I was in pain from the elastic bands they gave me and could not keep going with the elastic bands. Do you have any videos to recommend to me about how I can heal my shoulder or strengthen it. And if you do, how many times per week?

  101. Sub the stap with a scarf!

  102. you are amazing!! I really want to increase my height do you think this video will help? love yaa!!!

  103. No yoga videos yet, sorry!

  104. Hi!
    Great stretching! I wonder if you can do a streching video for the shoulders and the neck? Problem areas for many people…

    Do you also have yoga videos? it would be great to have a video with explainations of the different poses.

    Thank you!!!

  105. Go to my actual YT video and it should be in the description

  106. i would like to know the names of the songs you used in this video it was so relaxing

  107. I just finished doing this flexability stretch, and I need to stick with this so I can be as flexible as the girl in this video! So, if I keep doing this stretch, I will become flexible? I hope so! Because I felt so out of shape doing this! But it was really great and the girl is so energetic. Must get her energy! :D

  108. Manenkoto says:

    May i do this before and after workout?

  109. I love the stretching for flexibility video! I’ve never been flexible. I started doing these exercices a few days ago, and already I feel better. i’m still not really flexible but I feel like I can improve if I carry on, and the feeling is great. So, thank you, Cassey!!!

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