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Flex Time

Busting out kettlebell swings, but struggling to bend down and tie your shoelaces? Many of us are forgoing flexibility in favour of strength. But with dedicated stretch classes popping up in health clubs across the country, that’s changing. Allow us to elaborate on why a loose muscle may also be the secret to a stronger muscle

Amelia Jean Jones

For most of us, stretching is like handwashing your delicates and flossing between your teeth – it’s that thing you know you should do, but, well, you don’t. Case in point: think back over the past week – how many minutes can you say you devoted to getting a really deep stretch? If the answer is none, it’s time to re-evaluate your weekly movement.

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