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The benefits of starting a stretching routine
  • Stress relief. Our muscles can tighten up in response to physical and emotional stress. Stretching can help relax tight muscles so we feel more relaxed ourselves. 

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The benefits of stretching: why your body needs to move

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Aim for 5 to 15 minutes of stretching per day. And if you want to make the most of your stretching routine, it is useful to study the basics.

You're not going to be perfectly...

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  • Dynamic stretching. Active movements that help your muscles and ligaments stretch by actively tightening your muscles and moving your joints through their full range of motion...

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  • A little bit everyday is better than a big effort once in a while.
  • It’s easy to overdo it. Make sure you don’t always stretch the same parts of your b...

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