Do you slash stretching to save time on your workout? By refusing to acquaint your toes with your fingertips, you’re missing opportunities to improve flexibility and prevent injury.
In fact, regular physical activity can help ease inflammation and muscle tension because it increases the flow of blood and oxygen and other nutrients to the back and discs. Keep joints healthy by keeping them moving.
Exercise can also improve one’s sense of well-being by promoting the release of endorphins, a natural pain-reliever and stress reducer.
Here are exercises to start with: