Benefits of Flexibility

More often than not, you would have stumbled upon this word – FLEXIBILITY. Many times it is either yourself or your fitness trainer who says you are/are not flexible enough. When you cannot push or stretch a muscle beyond a certain point, you say you aren’t very flexible. And many a times, you find yourself in a position that hurts or even cramps a muscle (set) because of low flexibility. While this term is easily skipped in fitness, it is equally important in overall well-being as it improves body’s day to day agility and performance.

Today, explore the importance of flexibility and how stretching can help you be your flexible best.

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Stretching

Ever heard of stretching? Be it muscle soreness, a catch in the muscle, inflexibility, or simply an ache in your joints, you would have had either your doctor, your trainer or a friend suggest stretching that muscle. That’s right. Stretching releases all this and much more.

Today, let’s understand the importance of stretching,types of stretching exercises and their benefits better.

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Workouts – Period’s Best Friend

Girls! We know what a messy pain period can be. Regardless of how much or how less your period cramps hurt, there is no denying that the hormonal changes during PMS and periods can make us extremely moody. And it also tires us out mentally and physically. Resting is usually recommended as it helps us. But what we don’t realize is that working out during periods can be of an ever greater help. I’ll just say it – Workouts are a period’s best friend. Period.

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Sunbathing and its benefits for the body

In simple terms, this is Sunbathing. This means getting outdoors and getting your dose of Vitamin D. With most of us living in concrete jungles, we rarely get our share of the sun or rather, a chance to stay in the sun. We don’t realize when missing out on sun causes multiple deficiencies in our body, leading to many health problems.

Even though there is the fear of tanning and UV rays, sunbathing has invaluable benefits when done in moderation.

Keeping this in mind, and also its innumerable benefits, let’s explore the importance of Sunning and how to do it right.

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