I know I’m not alone when I say that I fall short (big time) when it comes to taking time to stretch before and after a workout.
In a group fitness class, I’m thankfully forced to stretch. Although, I’d be lying if I said I never snuck out early. When it comes to a run, home body workout or weight training on my own, I get at most a “C”. I need to up my game here.
Stretching is super important in protecting your joints and muscles and preventing injury and we all should be making it top priority – just like our workouts.
In the video above, Liz Germain from Super Sister Fitness takes me through a basic stretch routine that we can all add to our workouts. The key is to start doing this after every workout until you feel like your workout isn’t complete without it.
Throw down a towel or mat and let’s go!
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