Why and How to stretch
Why stretching is absolutely key to your fitness?
Stretching keeps the muscles flexible, strong, and healthy, and we need that flexibility to maintain a range of motion in the joints.
Without it, the muscles shorten and become tight. Then, when you call on the muscles for activity, they are weak and unable to extend all the way, you put yourself at risk of injury.
It's important to incorporate as a part of your warm-up routine and cool-down routine to reduce the risk of injury and maintain flexibility.