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Stretching key to yoga’s back pain relief

According to a recent study, yoga can help improve symptoms of chronic lower back pain, but it’s likely not any spiritual or meditation component that does the trick.

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Surprise! Stretching before run may not help in preventing most running injuries

A new study is raising eyebrows among those of us who include sports medicine in our practices. Now, before I give you the details of the research, a couple of disclaimers:

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Pre-Run Stretch May Hurt Endurance

Runners who stretch before a run expended more energy and run shorter distances, according to a new study. Here are the details from WebMD: Some runners swear by their pre-run stretch as a sure-fire way to run better and stronger … Continue reading

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