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Stretching Has Heart Health Benefits

By Sue Coughtry, LMT

Here is a big incentive to keep stretching, or add it to your health regimen.  I just learned from an article on MSNBC that a study has found that women who are more flexible have about 7% less arterial stiffness and lower blood pressure than women who are less flexible. When you improve your flexibility by stretching it helps expand the arteries and keeps them more pliable, which improves heart function.


Posted In: Blog Cardiovascular Health General Physical Fitness Sue Coughtry LMT Women's Health

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