We have been told since we were kids that stretching is important. We stretch before sporting activities and when we feel tight. However, we need to start stretching as an everyday act of life!
In an article posted to Men’s Health, the editors give us their top 16 mobility stretches (video demonstrations as well):
There’s no way around it: Mobility training is a must if you want to perform at your peak and stay injury-free for the long haul.
But if you’re like most men, your mobility game probably ranges from weak to quite weak. That’s why Men’s Health Fitness Director BJ Gaddour put together 16 of the most important stretches for guys—8 upper-body moves and 8 lower-body moves. They’ll forge fluid movement mechanics, boost gains, speed recovery, and reduce your risk of pain.