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Category: Stretching

Jun20th 2019

5 Ways Stretching Will Improve Your Overall Function

Your body does more work throughout the day than you may even realize. Your organs, joints, and muscles all work together seamlessly so you can function at your optimum level. Because your body works so hard every day, it is important to take time to tend to it. Healthy dieting and exercise are crucial habits

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Nov20th 2018

5 Reasons Why You Need to Start Stretching Today

The body is a complicated network of joints, muscles and organs that work together seamlessly so that you can go about your business, moving freely and accomplishing whatever you put your mind to. Taking a few minutes every day to tend to your body can help you keep it healthy and happy so you can

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May10th 2018

The Amazing Benefits of Stretching

Everyone knows that exercise is a part of healthy living, but do you consider a stretching routine part of your exercise program, or as an afterthought that gets done if time permits? Since no one ever has enough time, you may want to reconsider how you view exercise, as there are so many benefits to

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STATIC VS DYNAMIC STRETCHING: IS ONE MORE BENEFICIAL?

Jul7th 2014

This guest post was written by Peak Performance intern Kim Christen. Kim is senior at Michigan State University majoring in Kinesiology. STATIC VS DYNAMIC STRETCHING: IS ONE MORE BENEFICIAL? There are many different ways people prepare their bodies for exercise when it comes to warming-up and stretching. The big question is what are the benefits

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Make Your Stretching More Effective

May13th 2014

Today’s guest post was written by Peak Performance intern Ali Crowder. Ali is a sophomore at MSU majoring in Biology. The importance of exercise for strength, endurance, and overall health is usually common knowledge, but people often forget just how crucial muscle stretching is. A lack of proper stretching can cause injuries to joints, tendons,

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