Monday, March 23, 2009

Stretching - Why Its So Good

Stretching turtle

If you're searching for one of the more straightforward
weight loss and health tips that nearly anyone can do and
one that is exceptionally blissful too, why not have a go
at this? This weight loss plan involves an exercise that all
people do from time to time in the course of the day, but
never for sufficient duration for it to do us any good. So
what am I blustering on about?


Absolutely! Not a lot of people realize that the perfect
time of the day to perform this is first thing in the
morning. That's before getting out of bed! The moment
you awaken, instead of getting up straight away, spend a
minute or two pleasurably stretching your body.

By providing a good stretch to all of your muscles, you will
gain a particular fitness edge. Stretching is so
ridiculously easy to do and it totally sets you up for the
day ahead. Commence by stretching your legs as tightly as
you can. Enjoy a good yawn at the same time and stretch your
arms right up over your head. You need to be sitting up
straight while you do that. After that stretch your neck and
back. Really sense all of the muscles elongating as you do

Afterwards, feeling revitalized, you can get out of your bed
and, just to cap it off, stretch your legs even more,
stretch up onto the balls of your feet, and a final parting
shot, steel yourself and stretch your whole body one more
time. One might ask what the advantages are of this exercise?

The answer is simple. Stretching just wakes up your muscles
from their extended period of immobility while you were in
the land of nod and gets them ready for much of the work
that they will need to do during the day. Stretching
naturally increases the capacity of your muscles to consume
some of the surplus calories with the best efficiency. It
also helps to ward off any injuries that might result from
doing any other elementary exercises by straining or pulling
a muscle.

Damage to muscles is less liable to occur when you do a few
pre-exercise strategies and stretch your muscles first. At
the end of the day this is something that is easy to do,
anyone can do it and exercising will never be so easy or
more enjoyable than a totally cool stretch and a yawn!
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