12 Everyday Stretches to Help You Stay Flexible and Avoid Pain at Any Age

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10. Heel Cord

You should feel your back leg muscles stretch, especially along your calf. Keeping your toe on the wall, and both feet planted, Bend your front knee toward the wall. Hold, then repeat with the other leg.

11. Piriformis

Last but not least, keeping your neck and back down, fold your right ankle over the left thigh right above the knee. Hold, and then switch legs. If this is too intense, bring the uncrossed leg out farther.

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12. Hip Flexor

You will need to grab a mat or lay on a soft surface for these stretch. With one leg straight, bring the opposite knee to your chest. Hold, then switch legs.

There you have it, 12 stretches you can do daily to keep your muscles loose and working, and preventing muscle pain as much as possible.

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