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12. Do some stretching.

12. Do some stretching.

When you can’t muster up the energy for a workout, stretching is a more manageable option that still benefits your body and mind. 

Choose two to three stretches that are your go-to stretches and set a timer on your phone and try to hold each exercise for two minutes.

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