Are you stretching before your run or workout?? I hope so.. Lack of stretching can cause great damage to your muscles over time if not, and can stiffen the muscles, and can cause pain. We stretch to improve our flexibility. Flexibility is super important for a number of reasons.
– it improves muscle balance around your joints.
– it reduces your chances of injury when exercising, running, or playing sports.
-it increases your nutrient supply to the muscles and cartilage, which reduces soreness.
It is proven that 3-5 min of cardio is a recommended warmup for muscles. Anytime you head out for a workout , spend atleast 5 minutes stretching . Your muscles will be thankful!