Fitness - The state or condition of being physically fit, especially as a result of exercise and proper nutrition. Fitness encompasses several aspects of exercise like cardiovascular, resistance (weight) training and flexibility.
Flexibility - the ability to move joints and use muscles through their full range of motion. If you think about it, you need flexibility to perform most types of physical activity comfortably and to reduce the risk of injury. One easy way to increase flexibility is by stretching. Anyone is capable of stretching and it is easy and convenient to do. You don't need any equipment, don't need to join a gym and stretching helps to reduce stress and promote relaxation. You can do stretches before and/or after exercise or do stretching as its own exercise. Just remember stretching should be done slowly and comfortably, if you feel any discomfort or pain, you should stop. Keep in mind there should be no bouncing and don't lock your joints. Try stretching for 15-20 minutes, 3 times a week and hold the stretches for 20-30 seconds. If you can't hold the stretch that long, do as much as you can and work your way up.
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