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I need to learn to love the downward dog. My hamstrings are like a tight iron rod and need stretching out.
Trying to do them everyday, but its not a cool stretch to do at the gym.
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My hamstrings used to be like iron. Not anymore. Sun salutations are good!
And laughed at "it's not a cool stretch to do at the gym."
Coolness is necessary, eh!?
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The sun salutation is of great help for my body in the morning. After doing this my body is satisfied and i feel this!
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Right now my favourites are the pigeon and a variation of the child's pose. I don't know the proper name, you do it with a twist/arm stretch so that you lie on one arm with the head turned the opposite way and the other arm reaching over the lower back. Fantastic neck/shoulder/rhomboid stretch!
Wow, I need to learn this!
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