The Checkup: The Secret to Increasing Your Flexibility

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• Can’t touch your toes no matter how hard you try? Hit the sauna, says a new study, and you could improve your flexibility by a whopping 205 percent (!!!). [Prevention]

• A cautionary tale: eight things that bring your metabolism to a grinding halt. [Women’s Health]

• Why coffee is good for your brain. Woo! [Outside Magazine]

• Live and die by a training plan? You should consider scheduling your fitness out a whole year in advance. [Q by Equinox]

• Smart: the 10-move workout anyone of any fitness level can do. [Self]

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