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The Boundless Benefits of Stretching

The Boundless Benefits of Stretching

One of the major benefits of stretching involves emotional and mental health: It makes you feel good. Think about how you feel after you’ve been sitting at a desk for several hours, or when you get up out of your seat after a long plane flight: You’re stiff. But once

How to Become Flexible: Easy Exercises to Keep You Limber and Independent

How to Become Flexible: Easy Exercises to Keep You Limber and Independent

For a moment, try to forget everything you’ve heard about flexibility exercises. Suspend any notions about stretching, warming up, range of motion, and preventing injuries. Now that you’ve hit the reset button, here’s what evidence-based research tells us—and what common sense shows us—about how to become flexible.

The degree of flexibility—the

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