3 Things People Over 50 Need to Know About Stretching

Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss

It’s not like it was in gym class. Stretching and mobility are essential components of fitness. However, it’s one of the areas that we are most likely to shorten or skip entirely. It’s especially important to an aging body when muscle mass shrinks, tendons get stiffer and arthritis plagues us.

Most of us know someone whose life has been dramatically altered by a fall, which may have been prevented by being more flexible. 10 minutes done over the course of the day will help to keep muscles supple and joints healthy.

      1. Why Stretching and Mobility are essential for the older body TIME 4:35
      2. How and when to use the two types of Stretching Dynamic and Static TIME 6:28
      3. Mobility can be very relaxing TIME 12:09

Links Mentioned in This Video

FIFA 11+ Dynamic Stretching Program

Full-Body Flexibility Static Stretches (after a workout)

Trigger Point Therapy

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  1. Tim Harmon on May 17, 2018 at 1:23 pm

    I do yoga 2x a week

    • Cathy Jo Johnson on May 18, 2018 at 8:40 am

      Tim that’s awesome! I am one of those people who hate doing it because it moves too slowly for me but I love the benefits. Do you like doing it or do you like the benefits of doing it?