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5 Reasons Why You Need to Start Stretching

November 20th, 2018

If there’s one thing that you can count on a physical therapist introducing into every session, it’s stretching. Yes, building strength and endurance is important. But whether you’re an athlete, or someone coping with the aches and pains of aging, increasing your flexibility through stretching is crucial. Read on to learn more about some of…

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The Unexpected Benefits of Stretching

August 10th, 2018

Many non-athletes — and even a few actual jocks — are guilty of either rushing through their warm-up stretching or skipping the cool-down moves after the workout. Yet, along with cardio and strength-training, stretching also delivers significant health benefits. You probably already know that stretching extends your overall range of motion, while also elasticizing your…