The aim of stretching is to improve the range of movement in your joints. This is joint flexibility and itís an important part of workout routines and athletic performance. Performed correctly, stretching helps to prevent injuries and ease wear and tear on joints.
The stressful, sedentary lives most people live today promote the development of shortened, tense, even cramped muscles. They can play a major role in debilitating conditions such as tendonitis and arthritis.
Improved flexibility creates improved movement, fewer injuries, increased blood circulation, improved joint strength, better muscle coordination, improved posture and balance, reduced pain and muscle stress. Flexibility makes you feel better and more relaxed.