Stretching is a very important part of physical activity for muscles. Although someone may seem useless, it plays a major role in achieving a healthy and quality benefits of exercise.
You’re familiar with the positive effects of stretching? It primarily helps prevent injury during training and improves flexibility.
The stretching makes muscles flexible so that it elongates. For example: when you perform exercises for biceps, you have to bend your arms and lift them up to your shoulders. If you observe this movement, you will notice that the biceps shortens. When you extend your arms to the starting position extending muscle.
If your muscles were not long in operation, or if you train hard, it is very likely that there will be spasms and contractions as e.g. occasionally start playing football or basketball. Thanks to the stretching of the muscles, your body, and limbs to be more agile.
Do you remember the sore muscles, through which pass after exercise or hard physical labor? To forestall this unpleasant occurrence, you need to stretch. This way you will achieve and maintain flexibility.
Dancers and athletes know what they are doing
As dancers and gymnasts increase and maintain flexibility? You’ve probably noticed that the athletes warm up before entering the field. They first warm up the muscles and then stretch them. It gives them better flexibility during gameplay and prepare the muscles for the upcoming game. Stretching is followed by, after completion of the game.
It is important to set aside some time for stretching while the muscles are still warm. Try not to stretch cold muscles because they can further damage if you are already sick and injured.