10 Easy Stretching Exercises for Flexibility

Medically Reviewed by Carolin Schneider, MD

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Want to get — and stay — more flexible? One of the best things you can do is stretch your body’s muscles regularly. Stretching isn’t just for warmups and workouts. You can do it anytime and anywhere, whether you’re at home, at work or even on vacation. The flexibility you'll gain from stretching can also help you perform better while you’re playing sports or exercising.

Even better? Having stretched, flexible muscles can help prevent injuries. Try these 10 basic stretches to get started.