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Time to stretch your limits

Time to stretch your limits

Originally Published: August 12, 2011
By Dana Sullivan Kilroy

If there's one universal truth about stretching, it's that we all should do it and few of us actually do. "Yet with each passing decade, starting in the '30s, the tendons and ligaments that connect muscle to bone become drier, making you more prone to injury," said Pamela Peeke, M.D., a spokesperson for the American College of Sports Medicine and author of "Body for Life for Women." Plus, as we age, our joints have less fluid in them to keep things moving smoothly. "The best way to keep everything ...

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