Do you think stretching is just something that should be done if you have a few minutes to spare before or after a workout?
Do you think that exercise is more important than stretching?
Stretching is easy to forget as it is often overlooked because the results are not as visible as squatting or weight lifting.
Stretching should be an integral part of your workout.
- Improve athletic performance
- Increase flexibility
- increase range of motion
- Increase blood flow to the muscles
- Reduce risk of injury
- Decrease muscle stiffness
- Reduce stress
- Assists with correct posture
- Calm your mind
Regularly stretching the muscles which are constantly shortened through your work posture and lifestyle can ease and prevent chronic pain.
So don’t neglect this part of your fitness regime.
Include one long duration flexibility session each week.
Book into one of Aurora Active’s Flex classes today and feel the benefits immediately.