8 best stretches if you’re 50+

If you’re not someone who stretches every day, maybe it’s time to change your ways. “The older we get the more likely we are to be tight and have our muscles pull onto our skeletal structure and throw us out of whack,” says fitness trainer Joel Harper, author of the newly released book Mind Your Body , and creator of the “You” workouts with Dr. Oz. Stretching opens up the body’s muscles, so that there is an increase in blood flow. “When you stretch, you elongate your muscles around the joints which helps to increase the range of motion […]