Take Time for a Stretch Break!
Stretching can help muscles and joints be flexible, strong, and able to perform a proper range of motion which can help prevent injuries, protect our mobility, and maintain independence. Without flexibility, muscles become shorter and tighter, leading to the potential for pain and injury. For example, sitting for prolonged periods can cause stiff leg muscles which makes movements like walking or standing up difficult or painful. We can help our body by pausing to take small breaks to stretch. Here are some helpful tips to consider when beginning a new stretching routine. [Read more…] about June Health Hack