SEPTEM­BER FIT­NESS CHAL­LENGE:

GET FLEX­I­BLE!

Best Health - - FITNESS NEWS -

Car­dio and strength train­ing get all the hype, but when is the last time you fo­cused on flex­i­bil­ity? Of­ten over­looked, flex­i­bil­ity can re­duce your risk of in­jury by mak­ing your mus­cles more pli­able, and loos­en­ing those mus­cles could give your heart health a boost, too. A 2009 study found that those who have stiff mus­cles are likely to have stiff ar­ter­ies as well.

work­out de­vel­oped by

PETER LEVIDIS, CER­TI­FIED ATH­LETIC THER­A­PIST

il­lus­tra­tions by

MARIE PAR­SONS

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#BHMo­ments.

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