What exactly does stretching do for you?

What exactly does stretching do for you? Fitness experts swear that you should warm up BEFORE a workout and stretch AFTER. I wrote this in my book too and I can say the best part of an exercise for me is the “Mmmmm” sensation I get whilst stretching after a good workout. So, what are the benefits of stretching? Here is what experts say: * It improves blood circulation after a workout * It relaxes your muscles, helps reduce pain and promote healing * It relieves stress and tension in…