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  • Entertainment Spotlight: 'Stretch' (now on Netflix)
    Entertainment Spotlight: 'Stretch' (now on Netflix)
    ‘Stretch’ is relatable if you’ve ever have one of those days where you’re driving drunk, get hit by another car, hit the asphalt, and then get up miraculously unscathed only to see that the other driver is the girl of your...
  • Free Stretch Classes This Week at Athleta Chicago
    Free Stretch Classes at Athleta Stores and Four Tips to Stretch Better
    The best things in life are truly free! This week at Athleta stores in Chicago, I'll be teaching two great stretch and foam roller classes. If you are a runner, walker or just looking to get a little more flexibility in your workout routine,...
  • Yoga practice
    Yoga for the even the most inflexible person
    The health benefits of yoga have been known for centuries. There are many reasons for anyone, any age, to start practicing yoga. However, people have a couple reasons for never trying that yoga class.Many people associate yoga with images of lean...
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    Review: Stretch
    Joe Carnahan has become one of my guilty pleasure filmmakers.Smokin' Aces, while messy and uneven, was definitely a whole lot of fun to watch and generally was a good time.The Greywas something special that more should be talking about and I&...
  • StretchZone
    Ways on how to knock out pain through stretching
    Stretch Zone® spoke with our health Examiner sharing their amazing crusade to get people’s lives back into balance. Gold believes the body was created to protect us and when the body works properly, it helps individuals stay healthy,...
  • Bridge Pose
    Equinox offers tips for 10 minutes to glow
    The experts at Equinox share their expertise when it comes to staying sane while planning a wedding. Don't sacrifice your sanity or your health along the way during the wedding planning process. Take 10 minutes and restore your glow and along...
  • preventing injury is the first step to achieving your physical firness goals and potential.
    The 5 best ways to prevent injuries
    You can't achieve optimal health and fitness gains if you're injured. The last thing you need on your way to building your body and losing body fat is an injury. Here are the 5 best ways to prevent injuries to keep in mind as you enter a gym and...
  • Benefits of Stretching
    4 big benefits of stretching
    Obviously, stretching increases flexibility, but so what?First, flexibility can increase "stability, balance, and ease of movement," as Michelle Matte at Livestrong.com describes, which reduces risk of injury, not just in athletic...
  • Stretch In Time
    New DVDs teach how to relieve stress with 5 simple exercises done at your desk
    For many of us stress relief is as elusive as the fountain of youth, but thanks to Elyse Briggs, Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, and owner of Yoga at the Village in Glendale, California, her latest Stretch in Time DVD...
  • 5 Great Yoga Stretches
    5 Great Yoga Stretches
    If you are looking to add flexibility to your list of health and wellness goals, here are 5 great yoga stretches you can do regularly to improve posture, lengthen shortened muscles, and loosen up tight muscles on the body.1. The Cobra- The Cobra...
  • Spinal Twist
    Should you stretch before a cardio workout?
    Have you ever wondered ifstretching is important or even necessary before exercising? And if so, did you then wonder if you should stretch before, after, or both before and after a workout? It turns out that manypeople wonder the same thing, but...
  • Frustrated Man at Desk
    How to combat the sitting epidemic: Starting with yourself
    Many of us have no choice but to sit for 8 hours or more a day because of our occupations. Everyday time constraints make it difficult to fit in work, the daily commute, and daily exercise. Getting physical is not always easy, but sitting is...
  • 7 benefits of regular stretching (Photos)
    7 benefits of regular stretching (Photos)
    Regular stretches help to stimulate your muscles and get the blood flowing faster from head to toe helping you feel more awake and loose. If done regularly, stretching can also:1) Improve your circulation: Stretching increases blood flow which...
  • Ryan Reynolds, Joe Carnahan, and Ray Liotta
    Joe Carnahan and Patrick Wilson will 'Stretch'
    One of my favorite directors is lining up his next project. Joe Carnahan (“Smokin’ Aces”) received a lot of critical praise earlier this year with the release of his survival drama “The Grey,” and he is apparently...
  • Stretching for stress relief
    Stretching exercises for stress relief
    Studies show that over two-thirds of doctor's visits these days are for stress related conditions.Stretching is known to aid in the management of stress, and to restore balance to the immune system.Stretching exercises offer many known...