Stretching, a Tip for Weight Loss

Gaining Weight? Try Stretching – It’s easy!

If you are gaining weight and want to try some low-impact, body-weight exercises, try stretching! If you are like most people, weight gain can be a problem from the time we are born until the day we die. Yes, it usually gets tougher to lose the extra pounds as we get older because we are more sedentary, but weight gain doesn’t discriminate because of age.

And the good news is that no matter how young or old you are, stretching has many benefits like feeling good and looking good. If your doctor has approved these stretch-exercises, you can follow them once a week for a full-body stretch. You’ll begin to see results in a few weeks. Yes, a 5-minute warm-up is still recommended before you exercise.

Here is a chart of easy-to-do exercises that we think you’ll look forward to doing each week. You can print this image and bring it with you to the gym or hang on your home-gym wall.

If you missed it, you can read last week’s post – Flexibility – Important at every age.

Flexibility Exercises

Visit: Flexibility – Full-Body Stretch Workout

Additional stretching articles and exercises you might like:

Want exercise instructions?  Just jot us a note in the comments section and we’ll be happy to send them to you!

Visit our flexibility workout page for these exercise instructions!

Image by: Smooth Health and Fitness

And if you want to see the exercise in motion:

Try these exercise DVD’s at home and follow along with the instructor.

15-Minute Yoga Stretch
Spine Strengthening Exercises
Couch to Confident
Save Your Lower Back
Resistance Band Exercise Cords

We hope you found some fitness inspiration and want to thank you for spending time with us today. We appreciate your visits! Wishing you the best of health!

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