Everyone has their specific gym routine – warm ups, weights, cardio, floor exercises and, at the end, stretches to relax your muscles, ease the body down. But, did you know that stretching – those amazing exercises that help you relax and luxuriate in the glow of a great workout routine – actually helps you achieve better muscles growth?
Here’s how it works: as you stretch, your heart rate slowly returns to normal, therefore actually increasing blood circulation to the muscles – this results in increased motion and flexibility, preparing the muscles for further growth, as illustrated in this infographic!
Post-Workout Recovery for Muscle Growth:
Infographic by – Fix.com