Like millions of Americans who have been social distancing since March, hitting up my twice-weekly Orangetheory Fitness class truly seems like a foreign concept at this point. And while running outside has been key to maintaining my mental health, I found myself craving workouts I could do in my tiny apartment once the workday ended. After trying a handful of YouTube videos, I started looking into programs that would help me become a better athlete.
Always drawn to contact sports and competitive long-distance running, I had never consistently focused on my flexibility or my whole-body well-being. And frankly, I paid for it. I was often sore after long runs, and my hips frequently locked up throughout the day. Sure, I wanted to look OK in a bathing suit, but there’s so much more to health than having a toned butt and muscular arms. With a ton of time on my