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Why You Should Stretch and Foam Roll

Stretching and foam rolling is not just something to be left to athletes. We can all benefit from these activities. Stretching is the act of elongating muscles and tendons, while foam rolling is the act of self massage on the muscles by a foam roller. Together, these actions facilitate recovery.

When you should stretch:

-Upon waking

-Before bed

-Before exercise

-After exercise

-After a period of sitting

Why you should stretch:

-Improves blood flow

-Improves oxygen and nutrient flow