A flexibility routine helps to ensure a flexible body, reduces pain, limits inflammation problems (like arthritis) and helps you stay active as you age. The experts say women (and men) women should plan to stretch two to three times during an average week. An American College of Sports Medicine study clear up any confusion about what types of stretches that are best… any type of stretch provides offers benefits; dynamic and static!
You’re doing it wrong!
Finally… you should warm up first, then stretch! A lot of us assume it’s best to stretch before you run or workout, but it’s actually better if you warm up first!