This article contains a video showing you some essential AND simple stretches for women that you can do before or after a workout. If you are anything like me, you may see stretching as something you do after a workout, if you remember or if time allows.  

However, consistency is one of the fundamentals to success on any fitness journey (watch this video to learn more on that) and so creating a regular stretching routine can be very beneficial.

Benefits of stretching:

- Increased flexibility

- Improves blood flow

- Decreases risk of injury

- Shortens recovery time

At the end of the day, it doesn't matter if you are novice taking your first steps toward fitness or you are an exercise fanatic hope to optimize your results, a well-rounded fitness program is essential and stretching is one important component that should never be overlooked.

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