Flexibility is the ability to move your joints freely through a full range of motion. The goal of flexibility training is to enhance joint movement while maintaining joint stability. Proper stretching increases flexibility, complements both strength and aerobic exercises, and leads to:
♦ Reduced muscle soreness after exercise.
♦ Mental and physical preparation for exercise or competition.
♦ Enhanced muscle performance through a larger, functional range of motion.
♦ Mental relaxation.
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