Why is stretching so important? The benefits will surprise you


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Discover simple stretches that improve balance, increase flexibility, and ease pain!

Does it hurt to turn your head to see cars in the lane behind you? Do your knees and back feel stiff and achy? Is it difficult to reach the cereal on the top shelf or bend down to pick up something off the floor?

Would you like to find an easy way to become more flexible, ease pain, improve your balance, and prevent falls that can threaten your independence?

Then take a look at this report from Harvard Medical School — Stretching: 35 stretches to improve flexibility and reduce pain.

With this Special Health Report, you’ll discover:

1. How a tight ankle or calf muscle can make you more likely to fall

2. The secret to making arthritic joints more flexible

3. 4 ways to make stretching easier

4. The trick to being flexible enough to touch your toes (check out page 5)

5. The best stretches to do to increase your range of motion

6. 2 muscles that can give you a pain in the back, and how you can get relief

7. And so much more!

You’ll learn how stretching and flexibility can help you improve your balance and prevent falls. Plus, you’ll get photos of master trainer Josie Gardiner performing 35 different stretches, as well as her tips for how to customize them to your ability. You’ll find moves to boost overall flexibility and loosen up tight muscles, plus specific stretches to ease back pain, sore knees, and the neck and shoulder pain that comes from spending too much time sitting at a desk staring at a computer!  




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