Increase Your Flexibility, Increase Your Health

By Angie Comer

As we age, our muscles and connective tissues naturally lose elasticity. While there are many factors that affect flexibility, this loss of elasticity can affect the range of movement around your joints, which may lead to stiffness and tightened muscles and joints.

While strength training and cardio are front runners in the health and fitness space, flexibility is a key (and often overlooked) component of the equation. Being flexible is more than just a cool, late night party trick; it’s also integral to leading a full, healthy life. Flexibility allows us to hit the ground running a little easier each morning, have a better golf swing and achieve functional, practical tasks throughout the day. Whether you sit at a desk or you’re a professional athlete, flexibility is beneficial and key to the task. Explore some of the many benefits of flexibility, and then get some practical advice on how to become more flexible without devoting your life to stretching…

Subscribe to read more.

Subscribe to receive updates, special offers, engagement and event opportunities.

View privacy policy.