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Its a stretch

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

I'm stretching again, thanks to the week #3 LTGL for the 5% Winter into Spring Challenge. I used to stretch daily, and I was quite flexible. But when I got pressed for time, stretching was the first thing to be eliminated. Now I see how stiff I've become. I want my flexibility back. I must remember not to ever eliminate this from my exercise program again - it's vital! I know that if I keep this up daily, my flexibility will return. But I must be faithful to it every day. I'm currently doing 10 minutes a day, but I will add more if it seems to be needed to get back to where I was.
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    Pressed for time takes its toll on a lot of things....well done
    1320 days ago
  • LESLIE2561
    I found I am so inflexible I feel like I should be twice my age. Having to take it slow but am off to watch the in flight movie and stretch.
    1320 days ago
    The first day of the stretching challenge, I got a cramp too. Had to stop doing that stretch. I was grateful no one was watching, I did not look graceful or feline! This is me new(old) favourite stress release! It is my running replacement.
    1320 days ago
    So true! I had eliminated it too because of time. And boy did I pay. This challenge came at the right time. emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1320 days ago
    I couldn't put it any better, Anne. I, too, am gad that it is part of our challenge this week.
    1320 days ago
    How true! I did not get the connection between stretching and flexibility. No wonder it is a LTGL in this challenge. I just didn't get it until I started doing it. You summed it up perfectly!
    1320 days ago
    Me too, and it is surprising how out of shape we get, just from not stretching. When I started again, I did the stretching in bed first like a cat waking up and got Now it is better! emoticon
    1320 days ago
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