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Stretching and Flexibility: How Stretching Improves Quality Of Life

It is common knowledge that stretching is important for maintaining and improving flexibility and proper flexibility helps keep muscles functioning and feeling well. Unfortunately, while most people know flexibility is important, few people take the time to adequately stretch their muscles. As a result, I wrote this article to explain why stretching is so important…

How to Stretch Muscles Safely

An important aspect of your exercise routine, stretching muscles safely can increase flexibility, reduce risk of injury, and provide pain relief associated with exercise. As most aerobic and strength training programs naturally cause muscles to contract and flex, it’s important to balance the workout with lengthening, or stretching, muscles afterward. Regular stretching after a workout…

The 5 Major Benefits of Stretching After Exercise

Stretching is a simple, effective activity that enhances athletic performance, reduces muscle soreness after exercise, and decreases the likelihood of pain and discomfort. There are five major benefits of stretching: Reduce Muscle Soreness after Exercise Post-exercise muscle soreness often accompanies strenuous activity, particularly if you have not cooled down properly. The pain is caused by…