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Phys Ed: Does Stretching Before Running Prevent Injuries? – NYTimes.com. An important article.  I hate static stretching, stretching and counting to 20. The latest research says don’t.  Instead warm up slowly and try  dynamic stretching–moving as you stretch using range of motion exercises.  Dance anyone? Lets do the twist.

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THE TWELVE DAILY EMOTIONAL FITNESS TRAINING EXERCISES Exercise Three: Move your body. There can be no question, my dear Watson, of the value of exercise before breakfast. Sherlock Holmes,Sir Arthur Conan  Doyle’s fictional detective Moving your body for only 20 minutes a day and just hard enough to raise your heart rate improves your emotional fitness.   …

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