Dominique Clare


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5 reasons why you should stretch more

Published on Sports and Fitness Digest

We shouldn’t need more reasons to stretch right? It seems so simple. Stretch before and after every workout. You have been told that since a young age before doing any physical activity.

If it is so obvious, then why do so many of us (including myself) jump right into our workout far too often.

If you are anything like me this sequence will sound all too familiar.

  • Get to the gym.

  • Shake my legs and arms around a bit.

  • Maybe, and I said maybe do 5 minutes on the bike or elliptical.

  • Touch my toes and do that classic arm stretch that I don’t know what it even does.

  • BOOM! It’s go time.

If that sounds familiar then you have fallen into the same pitfall as me before I made a change and commitment to stretching more. I get it though. Time is valuable and if you can cut something out, stretching seems like the easiest thing to save time on. (READ FULL STORY HERE)