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Useful Tips for Gardening that won't Leave you in Pain

By May 11, 2016April 4th, 2019No Comments

Stretching Before You Garden

Along with the beautiful flowers and vegetables your garden produces, it is also good exercise!

We all know that with any exercise, gardening can cause aches, strains and sometime injuries.

To help prevent the aches and pains that can go along with it, you should stretch before you start your gardening. Also, you should always be careful and check with your Doctor to make sure gardening is OK for you to do and to make sure what type of stretching is good your particular situation.

Now to start, you need to get your blood flowing

Marching on the spot is one good way to do that. All you need to do is a couple of minutes and that will warm you up.

Here is a quick list of the areas that you should target with stretching before your start digging in your gardens. You need to do exercises that work the back, buttocks, hips and legs. Then you need to warm up the neck and shoulders. Many of us do not even think about this, but we too need to warm up our forearms, hands and wrists. After all, a lot of the weeds are usually plucked by hand.

Click on the link and you will find a number of exercises to do that will make your day of gardening a lot less painful!!

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