Stretching is often overlooked, but when done can lead to a better posture, fewer aches and pains, a more positive outlook on life and a better body.
Stretching can help blood circulation for a healthier body and sends oxygen to your brain allowing you to think clearer and brighten up your mood.
Benefits stretching has on the body:
- Helps improve flexibility.
- Assists in correcting posture.
- Helps to increase blood and nutrient supply to muscles, possibly reducing muscle soreness.
Benefits stretching has on the mind:
- Stretching for a short amount of time anywhere from (5-10 minutes) of stretching or even a yoga or Pilates class can calm your mind, ease your body and provide you with a break, allowing for your body to recharge and rejuvenate.