Since we’ve mentioned exercise, I figured I should add stretching as well. It’s a nice balance.
I didn’t have a particular reason for adding this blog other than the fact that I like how I feel after and during a nice stretch. It’s nice for unwinding at the end of the day. I can relax my mind and give some relief to sore muscles. It’s also nice to regain flexibility after recovering from an injury.
I hadn’t realized some of the benefits that come with stretching until recently.
- Helps reduce inflammation
- Helps with chronic pain
- Helps with range of motion
- May improve circulation
- May help relieve stress and tension headaches
One of the things I like about stretching is that I can pretty much do this anywhere.
Lindberg, Sara. “Stretching: 9 Benefits, Plus Safety Tips and How to Start.” Healthline. June 18, 2018. https://www.healthline.com/health/benefits-of-stretching.
“The Importance of Stretching.” Harvard Health Publishing. September 25, 2019. https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/the-importance-of-stretching.