The Benefits of Stretching Both Before and After Your Workout

The Benefits of Stretching Both Before and After Your Workout

This article originally appeared in Shape.

Stretching feels ah-mazing for a reason. Here, experts share the benefits of stretching for both your body and mind.

You know working out can do wonders for your mind and body, so you make sure to squeeze in that spin class on Tuesday and fit in a yoga flow on Friday. But stretching before and after? Given your busy schedule, that can be easy to skip...but it's time to stop. Here's why: The right stretches have the power to remake your workout, your health, and your life. Think that's exaggerating? Think again. Read on to learn the super-awesome benefits of stretching so you can finally prioritize your mobility. (Related: The Best Ways to Stretch Before and After a Workout)

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