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Five Postural Stretching Exercises – By: Robert Locke

Stretching exercises are important because they help to maintain flexibility, something that declines as people age and become less active. Stretching exercises are also important in keeping the body limber and flexible and increasing blood circulation. Stretching exercises are also sometimes performed by leaning against a wall so as to provide some leverage.

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Exercise Right: Preventing Exercise Related Injury Through Stretching

Preventing exercise related injuries is easy if you learn how to exercise the right way.

When you look around your local gym, you can see many people exercising in different ways. If you look closer, you will notice a few people working out the right way and almost everyone else working out an unhealthy way. For most people, they believe in a “no pain, no gain” philosophy.

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