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Stretching’s a bad idea – true or false?

So, you’re combatting mid-life aches and stiffness with some healthy exercise.  Maybe running, tennis?  Or perhaps you are doing some yoga and/or Pilates? They say you should stretch after exercise.  Some people say you should stretch before exercise too.  Lots of people talk about stretching as being part of yoga. It feels pretty good, too. […]

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Parenthood: the physical challenge

Nobody mentioned this! They all talk about the joys of parenthood. Sometimes they talk about the emotional delights. Occasionally they talk about the emotional struggles. But nobody mentions the physical challenge, the sheer hard physical labour of parenthood. The initial joy of parenthood is past – they were exciting times, whether we greeted them with […]

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