I can’t tell you how many times I have watched people at the gym finish their workout and walk straight out the door. Aren’t you forgetting something? Don’t neglect that padded corner of the gym called the “stretching area!”
Proper stretching takes less than 10 minutes and provides so many benefits that its worth taking the little bit of extra time.
Some benefits include:
- Decreases pain and soreness after exercise
- Improves circulation, blood flow, and prevents blood from pooling in the limbs
- Improves range of motion
- Improves posture
- Decreases muscle tension
- Reduces muscle soreness
- Helps prevent waste products, such as lactic acid, from building up in your muscle
Be Healthy. Be Balanced.
-Alicia and Nikki