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Stretching Exercises Help Grow Muscles | Anti Aging Benefits

By:Chris Chew


When performing exercises, be it weight lifting for building and toning muscles or cardio exercises for endurance and to reduce weight, most people do not do stretching exercises adequately even though stretching exercises can be performed by anyone at any age unless that person has some physical disability to stretch. Many even do not stretch before and after exercising.


•What are the benefits of stretching exercises?

Stretching and limbering up is an important aspect of exercising and should be a part of any exercise program. There are many benefits when you stretch regularly. Stretching exercises not only help you to warm up and cool down during your workouts, it can actually help your muscles to grow bigger and stronger too. Bet this is something new to you eh?


This is because stretching lengthens your muscles and thus giving your muscle fibers a greater range of motion when lifting weights. So in effect, it recruits more muscle fibers and thus causing your muscles to grow stronger and bigger from your weight training.


Furthermore, stretching your muscles after an intensive workout will reduce muscle sore know as DOMS (delayed onset muscle sore) which usually occurs a day after your workout.


Performing stretching exercises before your workout or participation in a physically demanding sporting event will also reduce your chances of injuries and muscle cramps which will certainly wreck your activity.


When performed regularly, stretching exercises will help you gain agility which will make your daily chores more pleasant and if you play sports, you will notice your agility is much better than others who do not stretch. This will put you in a more beneficial position against your opponents.



•Stretching Exercises Anti Aging Benefits

If you are a baby boomer and age is catching up, this agility will make your life so much more pleasurable because you do not have stiff muscles and joints unlike your peers who do not stretch. This anti aging benefit from stretching regularly is priceless.


What is more, you can stretch anytime any where as and when you like. Stretching exercises need not necessary be limited as a pre and post workout activity. So start a stretching routine and make it part of your everyday activity. Then very soon, you will enjoy the pleasures and wonderful anti aging benefits a regular stretching routine can bring you.

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Chris Chew is a fitness personal trainer of actors, pageant winners, fashion models and other celebrities.

His websites Burn Fat Build Muscles Fast System and Fitness Trainers In Singapore



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