Is stretching good for you?
For as long as I can remember, I’ve been told stretching is good for the body. It’s something we should all do as it increases flexibility. And from high school to university, many of us have been taught flexibility is considered one of the five components of fitness. A quick search confirms this and results…
The Importance of a Warm-Up and Cool-Down
Regular exercise is an important part of maintaining health, improving quality of life and preventing disease. Guidelines for physical activity are great for saying how much exercise you should do and at what intensity. But what’s commonly left out is the importance of warming up and cooling down, and how you should do that. The…