5 Benefits of Stretching

Sri Yanti Nainggolan    •    02 September 2016 23:09 WIB
5 Benefits of Stretching
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Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Do you often suffer muscle stiffness? If so, you should do stretching to ease the problem.

Stretching is not only for before and after workout as it has many health benefits.

1. Increase balance
Stretching can increase your body balance. It makes your muscles more flexible.

2. Reduce pain
Stretching can ease pain in your body, especially in back, neck and shoulders.

3. Reduce stiffness
It is also very effective to ease stiffness. You should take time to do stretching during work.

4. Lower blood sugar level
Stretching can lower blood sugar if it is done regularly. 

5. reduce stress
The activity also ease blood circulation to your brain. Therefore, you will feel more relax.