It will help prevent injury.
tretching is a key component of a balanced fitness regime. So why do many of us not stretch before and after a session? Zane Campbell conducts Core-Flex classes at Sydney’s Jock Athletic gym. He shares his top five reasons why staying flexible will put you on the path to improved fitness.
“If you don’t stretch, the tendons, ligaments and muscles shorten. Stretching keeps those muscles elastic and decreases joint pain and stress,” says Campbell, who is the sprint coach for South Sydney Rabbitohs and a former national beach sprint champion.