Flexibility is a basic fitness component and as life progresses, we often begin to lose that flexibility which decreases posture and agility. Soreness, swelling and pain relate to a loss of tissue movement. Active Isolated Stretching (A.I.S.) allows the body to repair itself and also to prepare for daily activity. The Active Isolated Stretching technique involves the method of holding each stretch for only two seconds. This method of stretching is also known to work with the body's natural physiological makeup to improve circulation and increase the elasticity of muscle joints and fascia, which are needed to maintain maximal movement to help prevent postural changes, disease and injury.