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Health Tip: Incorporating Flexibility Training

(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.

Online Medical Reviewer: Louise Akin, RN, BSN
Online Medical Reviewer: Daphne Pierce-Smith, RN, MSN, FNP, CCRC
Date Last Reviewed: 8/22/2014
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