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Photo: BongkarnGraphic (Shutterstock) Every January, I pledge to improve my flexibility by stretching consistently. And yet, when it comes to my stretching routine, I’m guilty of cutting some corners. And by “cutting some corners,” I do mean that I’ll go months without properly tending to my sore muscles. Oops. We’ve previously noted that while stretching is not a cure-all , there are plenty of reasons to stretch , like increasing your range of motion, reducing soreness, and meditative mental effects. However, my main issue with stretching is not a lack of motivation, but a lack of focus in-the-moment. I get wildly bored. And while I’m not diagnosed (or even self-diagnosed) with ADHD, posts like this one from r/ADHD have inspired me to hack my own boredom and figure out how to stretch my muscles for more than 30 seconds at a time. If you’re interested in how to stretch if you hate stretching and which stretches to try if you’re not flexible , we’ve got you covered. Now, here are ways to actually get those stretches done without dying of boredom in the process. Watch TV So obvious, yet so elegant. If you want to stretch more frequently and for longer periods of time, there’s nothing like putting on your favorite show to get the job done. No other mental trickery works quite like high-quality escapism, in my opinion. Besides, I’m sure the creators of Succession envisioned me rolling out my quads while enjoying their beautiful narcissists. As long […]