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Stretching Feels Good #ReadersWorkouts

By Joyweesemoll @joyweesemoll
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Welcome to Readers’ Workouts, the weekly event where book lovers share workout stories, goals, successes, and challenges.

I mentioned last week that I wasn’t doing anything but walking. In the past week, I tried a bit of stretching. I noticed a marked decrease in flexibility from before. Yoga poses that used to stretch my inner thighs now stretch my outer thighs because my hips are so tight. But, just a few stretches and I’m already seeing an improvement. I’m also remembering why stretching works so well for me. I’m convinced that I have fewer problems with my knees, hips, and back when I perform stretches routinely.

How about you? Is stretching an important part of your routine?

How is your exercise going? Share on your blog and link your post below. Or tell your story in the comments. Be sure to visit the other participants for support and encouragement.

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