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The Rules of Stretching

Stretching is the key to maintaining your flexibility — in other words, how far and how easily you can move your joints. Your tendons (the tissues that connect muscle to bone) begin to shorten and tighten [more…]

4 Great Stretches to Alleviate Back Pain

One of the most common body ache complaints is a sore back. In addition to general health benefits, proper stretching can also help relieve back pain. Here are some great stretches to help ease that back [more…]

Stretches to Start Your Day

Stretching is a good practice for your body. In addition, good stretching techniques can help you avoid injury and reduce stress. If you want to start your day out right, keep this handy list of stretches [more…]

Stuck-in-Traffic or Sitting-at-Your-Desk Stretches

Stretching is a great way to help maintain general flexibility and keep up your with your health. If you sit all day or commute to work (who doesn’t do one of those things?!), here are a few stretches [more…]

Remedies for Sore Muscles

Stretching is an important part of keeping yourself healthy. But, what should you do about sore muscles? The next time you’re in pain, there are a few things you can do to speed your recovery along. The [more…]

Top 5 Anywhere, Anytime Stretches

Stretching is a great way to maintain your health and reduce your stress levels. As with any type of exercise, it is always difficult to find time to work it into your day. Here’s some tips to help make [more…]

Stretching For Dummies Cheat Sheet

There are so many little ways that improving your flexibility can help in your daily life. So, why not give stretching a try? Investing in a consistent stretching routine can help you maintain general [more…]

Creating a Nighttime Stretch Routine

Destressing at the end of the day with a stretch routine relaxes your mind and body. This video shows you evening stretches that work your arms, legs, and back for more restful sleep and fewer nighttime [more…]

How to Stretch Before a Workout

Stretch routines before workouts warm up your body and help prevent exercise injuries. This video takes you through several stretches that can get your arms, legs, and back ready for a complete workout [more…]

Creating a Morning Stretch Routine

A morning stretch routine helps you stay flexible and gets your muscles ready for exercise, including running, yoga, and Pilates. This routine contains stretches for your arms, legs, and back. Do these [more…]

How to Cool Down and Stretch after a Workout

Cooling down is important after your body has warmed up during an exercise workout. This video shows you several different cooldown stretches to ease muscles in your back, arms, legs, and hands. [more…]
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