Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — How important is flexibility?

General Health
This Q&A was adapted from my just-released-book, Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You. It was adapted for the September issue of Today's Christian Living. If you don't have a subscription, I highly recommend it. ORDER HERE Dear Dr. Walt, I know it’s important to keep up our strength as we grow older, but I saw a news report that said it was just as important to keep up our flexibility. Is that true? —Not Flexible in Florida Dear Unbendable, It is true that one of the biggest issues for all of us as we age is the loss of flexibility, or range of motion (ROM). Reduced ROM can cause problems ranging from inconvenience to injuries. The accumulation, over the years, of injuries to our…
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