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Health Tip: Incorporating Flexibility Training

Health Tip: Incorporating Flexibility Training

Stretching, for example, can help improve range of motion

(HealthDay News) -- Flexibility training, such as stretching, is an often-ignored type of exercise designed to improve the body's range of motion.

The American Council on Exercise says benefits of flexibility training may include:

  • Better posture and improved freedom of movement.
  • Improved relaxation, both mentally and physically.
  • Reduced muscle soreness and tension.
  • Lower risk of injury.