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A Better You: Stretching benefits everyone

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Don’t think it’s just for the athletic types…


16 Nov 2019
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A Better You: Stretching benefits everyone

There has been a long debate over the years about how to stretch properly in weighing up old school static stretching against new school dynamics. Or is it more complex than that? Stretching may be seen as something only athletes or competitive sportsmen do in order to prepare for a competition or when they are done competing. However, stretching can benefit everyone. It is important for longevity, flexibility, mobility and range of motion. Stretching keeps the muscles flexible, strong, healthy and everybody needs that flexibility to maintain a good range of motion in the joints. When we neglect stretching, the...

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