Flexibility: C'mon, girl!
It's impossible to touch your toes or scratch between your shoulder blades.
Being limber not only feels good, it also prevents injury, helps muscles rebound from stress, and even plays a role in heart health. The good news is that all it takes is a little stretching-a few minutes a day-to start reaping the benefits.
Flexibility: That's better
Stretching for a minute or two when you wake up, and again in the afternoon.
In the morning, try this: Start on all fours; inhale as you round your back and drop your head. Exhale as you arch the upper back and gaze up. Alternate for a few rounds. Later in the day: Stand up; swing both arms overhead, then forward, and down by your sides. Do this 5 to 10 times.
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