This 15-minute stretch is just what your body needs after a workout. Stretching after working out can help your body recover faster and help prevent injuries.
How many of you after a workout like running, walking, tennis actually stretch afterward? If you do, that is great! Don’t stop! The rest of you…. you know who you are! No matter what cardio workout you love or sport that you play, making time to stretch out AFTER activity will reward you with many benefits.
Why You Need to Stretch After Your Workout!
- Reduce Muscle Soreness
- Helps Eliminate Lactic Acid Build Up
- Relieve Lower Back Pain
- Release Tension in Muscles
- Improve Flexibility and Your Range of Motion
- Promotes Blood Circulation in Your Muscles
- Reduce Risk of Injury
And don’t forget to hydrate within 30 minutes of your finishing! This will also help your body to recover more quickly!
Grab a mat and some blocks if you would like and follow along with me after your next workout!