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Do-anywhere upper body stretches

(HealthDay)—Flexibility in your upper body is important for many everyday activities you take for granted, like twisting and turning while backing out of a parking space. Try these three stretches to help keep your upper body agile. They don’t require any special equipment and can even be done in your office. Neck stretch: Do this

6 best warmup stretches for runners

When it comes to preparing for a run, studies suggest that warming up with dynamic stretches can improve power and performance. Static stretches are the “hold and stretch” variety, which involve holding a position for 5–10 seconds. Dynamic stretches are active exercises developed to improve the range of motion. They also raise the temperature of