Why Stretching is Dead and What You Can Do Instead

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You might find it interesting to learn that as a physical therapist, athlete and coach I don’t do much stretching. I mean…it’s boring, it takes a long time and to be honest I don’t see much benefit in it for the most part.  Sometimes yes…but most of the time no! ==> There are better ways […]


Why not even exercise will undo the harm of sitting all day

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An art installation of 857 empty school desks stands at the National Mall in Washington

A large review recently published in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute confirms what we’ve been hearing for years: Sitting can be fatal. It’s been linked to cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. In this latest meta-analysis, Daniela Schmid and Michael F. Leitzmann of the University of Regensburg in Germany analyzed 43 observational studies, amounting […]