Flexibility exercise is one of them most undervalued and which most often tried to skip. Flexibility exercises should be addressed just as another workout before any training session. A good flexibility program would prevent injuries and reduce muscle soreness thereby allowing greater freedom of movement and decreasing risk of injury.
Flexibility exercises are that which stretches your muscle which makes your body flexible. They provide more freedom and movement which will help you in day to day activity. They can be easily added to other exercises which you do. But if you start flexibility program before any other program you will find the difference. Not stretching will make your muscle stiffen. This could cause strain, sprain or possibly even crack.
Benefits of Flexibility and their importance
Flexibility removes laziness and makes you in action mode. Flexibility makes you active and makes you take right action for any obstacles instead of avoiding it.
Flexibility exercise will soothes your pain as directly starting of any other exercise program will lead to muscle pain. When you increase your flexibility exercise, your pain will disappear forever. Flexibility will increase your strength which will help you in removing future injuries. Flexibility will open up your muscle which will make you feel better. Regular stretching can remove back pain.
Flexibility will make you feel young and cheerful. Stretching will make your body young and pain which arises from premature ageing will be completely erased. Those who do not stretch will age fast.
Flexibility will improve your posture as when you do stretching exercise your muscle contract and expand to maximum level which will increase your power and speed. Since your muscle will be properly aligned you will naturally sit upright and will never slouch. It can also make your everyday activity task easier like bending or stretching for something which you have kept above in the stand.
Flexibility will make you breathe in new ways as when you stretch your body will get tensed and also will relax simultaneously. It will take unimaginable levels of tension to perform skilled movements and only be being emotional can this happen.
Flexibility make you look like a rubber band as muscle and tendons will generate more force under tension when they are flexible.
Flexibility will make your blood circulation better. Stretching will decrease stiffness and improved blood flow.
Did you know flexibility decrease as you age. Hence start stretching as it will remove joint pain and improve function.
Flexibility can increase the amount of which the muscles can handle the stress for activity such as jumping and movements as they improve muscle health.
See to it that you warm up before stretching. When you do stretching without warming up, it can cause injury as the muscles are still cold. And while doing stretching do it slowly and gently. Breathe while doing stretching. Stretching should not hurt, if you’re feeling pain then go slow and try to relax.
Ideal time to do the flexibility is when your body is already warmed and this will help in reducing the risk of injury. Stretching can be done 3 or 5 times during each session.
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