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Flex time

We are not talking about flexible schedules but rather about time dedicated to stretching to increase your flexibility. 

While most of us stretch before and after cardio, we often forget to do so when training with weights. Stretching on weight training days is equally essential because it increases the temporary trauma to your muscles and forces them to work harder to rebuild. Ultimately, you are building strength.

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Stretching by the pool

For those of you who can access a pool, here are a few stretching exercises before you actually dive into the water.



 

 

 


 

 

Day off with stretching

To avoid working out in the heat and to feel good about doing something even on your days off, follow the flexibility exercises suggested in the video below: