Stretching is important to help maintain a healthy range of motion so you can be free from joint and muscle pain and participate in activities you enjoy.
Stretching can offer a variety of benefits, including:
- Improved performance
- Lowered risk for injury
- Increased blood flow to your muscles
- And more
For more about the benefits of stretching and tips to consider for safe and effective stretching read Mayo Clinic’s Stretching: Focus on Flexibility.
Whether you are a runner, athlete, or just looking for a increased flexibility, Medical News Today’s article Daily stretching routines: For beginners, runners, and more offers helpful information on different types of stretches and how to do them correctly.
Weigh-ins and Support Resources
Remember, the Spare Tire Contest is a journey; stay positive and stay on track by submitting your weight online each week through the links in the weekly email sent to all participants. For additional contest information, visit the Spare Tire page or:
- Discount Tire employees should visit the Knowledge Center from their work location.
- Tire Rack employees should visit the Wellness Works site.
Be sure to check in with your doctor before making changes to your current diet or starting a new exercise routine.