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The importance of stretching in martial arts

As we age, our muscles tend to become tighter and less flexible, restricting our movements and resulting in aches and pains. However, stretching can help to combat this and promote stronger, healthier, more elastic muscles. Flexibility is very important when practising martial arts, which is why we incorporate an hour of stretching and active workouts each afternoon at our qi gong retreat. Continue reading “The importance of stretching in martial arts” »