Stretching at the end of every work out is important as it comes with health benefits. These benefits include improving how you do exercise the next time. Improving flexibility in your joints, this enhances easy movements and how many movements your joints can do in any direction. Next is reducing muscle strain; stretches reduce tension and tightening of muscles which occur after strenuous exercise, where often the muscles are on high pressure.
It also helps in improving how blood circulate around the body, exercising in most cases makes one change body position which becomes hard for blood to flow smoothly to all parts of the body. Better blood flow help muscles to heal after working out. Another benefit is lowering of stress to optimum point, since high levels of stress leads to the tensing of muscles, hence making the muscles to contract and relax bringing the level of stress to a balance.
Often when one exercises, the back and shoulder bones become painful. This is due to strain in your joints that is, if you do stretches after the exercise you realize that the pain reduces, also when you are working out there are high chances of you getting injured for instance internal bleeding may occur which poses a risk on your body, by performing stretches helps in lowering this risk. Stretching helps in freshening your mind, which is healthy for the well-being of your body. It aids in reducing friction in joints especially if the person has a problem of rheumatoid problems where synovial fluid in joints is depleted.
People have always ignored doing stretches after work outs, not knowing its benefits. Scientifically stretching is proven to be the best way of cooling down, therefore it is advisable to do to reduce all the risks and discomfort which come about through exercising.