Modern scientific and technical progress has managed to free people from physical labor. You do not have to run to get your food, you do not have to walk, you can just sit in a car or on a bus. Even to get to the apartment you do not need to climb the stairs, since there is an elevator.

Mankind aspired to get rid of unnecessary labor, but received the opposite effect - problems with excess weight, lack of flexibility, constant depression. The body requires movement, but urban life does not give you the opportunity to think about your physical health. But there is a way out. And this is a stretch.

Stretching is a type of exercise that does not require any physical preparation. Both a child and an elderly person can do it. Its essence lies in the fact that during the day several times to stretch. This requires no more than 10 minutes. In the morning, before stretching, you need to get up, walk around, wave your arms to warm up your muscles.

People who are engaged in moderate physical work live much longer than those for whom a sedentary lifestyle has become the norm. The presence of a car, a supermarket near the house, work in the office - negative factors for health. Therefore, if there is absolutely no time for hiking in the gym and evening jogging around the house, it is recommended to stretch.

These 12 stretches will help you to avoid pain at any age!

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#1. Thread the Needle Pose

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#2. Double Leg Stretch

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#3. Cobra Pose

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#4. Jathara Parivartasana

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#5. Fish Pose

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#6. Bow Pose

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#7. Supta Virsana

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#8. Standing Forward Bend Pose

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#8. Camel Pose

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#9. Sarvangasana

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#10. Superman

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#12. Bend Over Cross Stretch with Chair

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