Great motvation here to stretch! I am left wondering about hte following however: "After a workout, muscles naturally contract. Stretching again prevents them from shrinking. It allows your muscles to rebuild, growing bigger and stronger..." I did not know that muscles would literally shrink if not for conscious stretching. Also had not heard that stretching causes muscles to grow and gain strength! This is challenging information for me to grasp.
I was blown away by the contents of this article. I started jogging a few months ago and stepped it up a bit this past week. I try to jog at least 3 times a week. At 54, I'm feeling great and realize you're never too old to jog/run. 2 days ago I really over-did it. When I got home I was whipped, literally. I felt weak and shakey. Actually sick. NOW I realize why. I ate 2 bowls of cereal. I can't wait to go running/jogging tomorrow. I will be prepared for as soon as I return. THANK you!
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