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Stretch Every Morning For 2 Minutes



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Don't you hate waking up stiff? Take 2 minutes when you get out of bed to do a few basic stretches. Reach up to the sky and down to the ground. Twist from side to side. You'll loosen your muscles and get the blood flowing through your sleepy body!

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  • Great idea! Thanks. - by CHERIJ16
  • Thanks for the reminder - by LEANMEAN2
  • Good idea! - by FANNYMANSON
  • Stretching feels good even in the bed...when you first wake up.

    Joanna - by HYATTI1
  • I HAVE to stretch before I get out of bed so my feet and knees are convinced that I'm getting up and they have to work to hold me up and help me move. emoticon - by MOONGLOWSNANA
  • Thanks for the reminder. - by AMBER461
  • Knowing and doing are two different things! I award myself 3 out of 10 and 'must do better!' emoticon - by CHEBBA
    emoticon Thanks for sharing. emoticon This should get me moving more easily in the morning! - by BLUEFOO
  • I am supposed to stretch every day but lately I have been ... lazy. So right now, I am going to get on the floor and do my stretches. Thank you. - by EBONYSOL
  • Thank you for sharing I too am doing the stretches when I get up each morning. - by DIAMOND102
    Good idea! Thanks for the reminder. - by IOWAJULIE
  • Good idea-I am not a morning person and I have to drag myself out of bed-this could be just what I need to do get me going in the morning. emoticon - by MAMAMOOSE54
  • This is a great tip ~ that everyone, can do! Thanks!

    emoticon - by PYNETREE
  • Sound great - by DELLMEL
    This sure works for me. - by GUTHRIEMIKE
  • emoticon - by CMKARLS
    Sounds good. - by VAINVT
  • Sounds like a good way to start the day. - by PROPMAN1
  • This is a regular part of my morning. I love stretching. - by ELVISINTHEHOUSE
  • I'll definitely have tp start doing this. - by GWINNER1
  • So true. The older I get the more stretching benefits me! Best to make it part of the routine! - by FOREVERFITCHICK
    Thanks for sharing - by BANNERMAN
  • It does make a big difference in my day when I do. emoticon - by WINNIE-POOH
  • Thanks for this one. I wake up stiff each morning. - by KHALIA2
  • what a way to uncurl the toes
    after a good nights rest - by CHERYLSBUTT
  • sounds good - by CLIPGIRL
    sounds like a plan i should try - by LCRUMLEY81
    Amazing how this gets the blood flowing! - by SCOTLA
  • It never ceases to amaze me when I get up feeling tired and I think I'll skip my few minutes of stretching and light exercise, if I convince myself to do it anyway, I feel so much better and you are correct this is how I gave up so much coffee in the am. Many mornings after some light exercise I completely forget I haven't drank any coffee! - by SKYVALLEYGAL
  • Yes I need to do that soon as I hit the floor to get these bones to moving. - by DELLMEL
  • Ahhhhhhhh yes the morning stretch! It will do a body good!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon - by SUGARBABY60
  • always do this. really works and speeds up metabolism. can burn my fat with streching - by BANU4048
  • I have read this before, I try to do it. - by HIKETOHEIGHTS

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