When sports season gets into full swing, many young athletes set new goals and push their bodies to the limit. Many of these sports require a great deal of flexibility and strength. Those attributes can’t be acquired overnight.
In basketball and in all sports, it’s important to take the time to warm up and stretch before each practice and every game.
Take the time to get up from your chair once in awhile and move around. Moving will invigorate your body, release muscle tension and give you a boost of energy.
It’s important for those of us in office jobs to be mindful of our body and to give it a good stretch every few hours. Our bodies were meant for movement.
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Repetition and stress from working in front of a computer can exact a toll on our hands, wrists and shoulders. These areas often bear the brunt of overuse and lack of variation in movement and, as a result, we feel discomfort or pain.
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To improve your range of motion and keep your muscles limber as you age, add flexibility exercises to your fitness routine. Here are 5 options.
In recent years it’s become clear that the manner in which we do warm-up stretching can directly benefit or hinder performance.
Relieve tension and stretch throughout the day with these easy-to-do seated yoga poses, in the comfort of your cubicle.
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