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A to Z Challenge 2016

‘S’ is for Stretching – The Importance of being flexible especially in midlife

April 22, 2016

Are you sitting down while reading this?  Okay, stand up and gently raise your arms up and S-T-R-E-T-C-H!  Feels good doesn’t it? Did you know that ‘sitting is the new smoking’?  Meaning it can be just as damaging to our health to sit for long periods of time as it is to smoke! Society has changed and we are leading a more sedentary lifestyle.  We sit for long periods of time, usually hunched over a desk.  This can play havoc…

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Health & Wellness

The No 1 Stretch to Start Your Day

As part of our 30 days to a More Flexible You Challenge, we are all trying to stretch for at least 10 minutes each day for 30 days.  Seems easy right?  However, some of us are not quite as flexible as others and we…

March 5, 2016