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Benefits of stretching

As we age, muscles tighten and the range of motion in joints can minimise. This can adversely effect out active lifestyles and even hinder day-to-day, normal motions. Stretching can help lengthen your muscles and make daily living activities easier.  Benefits include: Increased Circulation While it is widely debated whether or not stretching prevents injury, it has been proven to increase circulation. Although stretching does not necessarily directly prevent injury from overuse, it does increase the blood flow and supply of nutrients to muscles and cartilage. This reduces muscle soreness after working out. The less sore your muscles are, the less painful it will be to work the same muscles and to exercise in general, and the more comfortable your day-to-day life will...

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