The Final Piece of Your Fit-in-15 Fitness Habit: Flexibility Stretches
Stretching is often the most overlooked aspect of many people’s fitness regimen. It’s unfortunate because your level of flexibility plays a crucial role in keeping your muscles and joints strong. When your muscles are warmed up, you feel less stiff and movements such as bending, reaching and turning are easier.
Why is stretching so important?
Stretching = Flexibility = Relaxed Muscles = Less Back Pain
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The Fit-in-15 website contains flexibility stretches to incorporate into your Fit-in-15 fitness regimen. Choose the stretches that work best for you, start slow and do each stretch to the best of your ability. Fit-in-15’s easy-to-follow instructions can be found here.
As a matter of fact, some stretches and techniques can be dangerous for people with joint or muscle problems. It’s important to develop a safe and effective program with the help of a qualified health care professional.
We Can HelpAjax chiropractors Dr. Noble and Dr. Fera are trained to treat and prevent disorders of the spine and extremities, and this includes loss of mobility. They also offer hands-on treatment to the joints and soft tissues, which have been shown to improve mobility and function.