Tight muscles can cause improper strain on the neighbouring joints during normal daily routines. Even worse, they themselves can become injured. This video will help you stretch them. Take one day a week to work on stretching of flexibility.
What are the important aspects of stretching?
Stretching is something you know you should be doing, and yet it’s the part that’s very easy to skip. You may think you don’t have time for it, don’t need it, or don’t want to waste your time, but this is probably one of the best ways to end any workout.
Even on the days you don’t want to work out a stretch routine can still benefit you.
Stretching when your muscles are warm after a workout has a number of benefits including:
- Building greater flexibility
- Relaxation and stress relief
- Helping your body get back to its pre-exercise state
- Giving both your mind and body a chance to feel the impact of the workout you just did.
- Encourages an optimistic outlook
- Fortifies posture
- Enables flexibility
- Increase stamina
- Decreases risk of injury
- Improve energy levels
- Promotes blood circulation
- Improve athletic performance
- Reduced soreness
- And I have been told it can even reduces cholesterol
This 18 minute total body stretching workout proves that stretches are simple, you can do them anywhere—after a workout, at work, or even dedicate a workout session to them.
These stretches promote flexibility, coordination, and relaxation.
They feel good after a hard workout or on their own. When stretching targets all the major muscles of the body, including those that are chronically tight like the chest, shoulders, back, arms, hips, and legs.
Try stretching exercises to get rid of any extra tension you may be carrying around.
See your doctor if you have any medical conditions, illnesses, or injuries that may affect your ability to stretch.