Take my advice: Stretch after a workout

take my advice: stretch after a workout

“Body is not stiff, mind is stiff.”— Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois

Stretching is the most primary way to prevent injures for pre- and post- workouts. Before you think about changing out of your sweaty spandex, take a seat, and cool down for some stretching.

Not a fan of muscle soreness? It’s one of the reasons that people frequently skip this essential exercise.

Stretching tells your body nicely that you are transitioning from listening to Rick Ross to Coldplay. Despite all the benefits of stretching that attribute to improving performance, stretching can help relive tight muscles after an intense workout.

Much like a shower feels amazing after a gym session, stretching while your muscles are still warm improves muscles recovery. This process takes at least 15 minutes, which is enough time to catch up on all the details from the Hills reunion (#tbt).

Stretching is a relaxing, gentle practice. It incorporates breathing, balance, and is the hybrid of healing no matter what workout routine you endured.

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Stretching is a relaxing, gentle practice. It incorporates breathing, balance, and is the hybrid of healing no matter what workout routine you endured.

Through holding a stretch, and repeating it, you are effectively reducing the strain on your muscles.

When you abruptly stop exercising , you increase your risk of injury, and fatigue. Slowing your body down, assures that you will gradually decrease your heart rate, improving blood flow to tired muscles.

In addition there’s a new method of post workout stretching that’s similar to going to a physical therapy session; it’s called fascial stretching.

Created by the renowned ‘flexibility specialist’ Ann Frederick, fascial stretching has a focus on rehabbing, rejuvenation, and support. The 45-minute experience makes you feel like a pro-athlete ready for the Olympics.

The aim of stretching is improve athletic performance and recovery. There’s a reason why Yoga is considered exercise.

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